Hard scattering in QCD with polarized beams

John C. Collins

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Abstract

I show that factorization for hard processes in QCD is also valid when the detected particles are polarized, and that the proof of the theorem determines the operator formthe parton densities. Particular attention is given to the case of transversely polarized incoming hadrons.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)169-199
Number of pages31
JournalNuclear Physics, Section B
Volume394
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Apr 5 1993

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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics

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