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Pramana

, Volume 23, Issue 6, pp 715–719 | Cite as

Is reggen field theory rendered obsolete byqcd?

  • B Sidhanta
Particle Physics

Abstract

We affirm the power of the eikonal approximation in reggeon field theory (rft) and point out its merit as contrasted with renormalization group method for calculating reggeon self-energy correction due to pomeron exchanges. Relative merits ofrft andqcd in appropriate momentum regions of hadronic interactions are also examined to suggest a negative answer to the title.

Keywords

Reggeon field theory quantum chromodynamics eikonal approximation 

PACS No.

12·40 

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© Indian Academy of Sciences 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • B Sidhanta
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  1. 1.Physics DepartmentJ.C.C. CollegeCalcuttaIndia

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