Heavy-quark production in very high energy hadron collisions

J. C. Collins, R. K. Ellis

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Abstract

The hadroproduction of heavy quarks is studied in the kinematic regime in which √s is very much greater than the mass of the produced heavy quark. We introduce a modification of the normal Lipatov equation which allows a factorization between the short-distance and long-distance physics. Numerical results are provided using the cross section for b-quark production as an example.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)3-30
Number of pages28
JournalNuclear Physics, Section B
Volume360
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 12 1991

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics

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