Hard scattering in QCD with polarized beams

John C. Collins

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

63 Scopus citations


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
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Apr 5 1993


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics

Cite this