The Hadronic Final State in Deep Inelastic Scattering

  • P. V. Landshoff
Part of the Ettore Majorana International Science Series book series (EMISS, volume 5)

Abstract

I am going to talk about three approaches to deep inelastic lepton scattering:
  1. 1.

    The naive parton model1

     
  2. 2.

    The covariant parton model2

     
  3. 3.

    Quantum chromodynamics (QCD)

     
The covariant parton model is an attempt to formulate Feynman’s naive parton model in field theoretic terms. Nowadays, one or other of these versions of the parton model is regarded as the non-perturbative element in the scattering cross-section; this is then corrected by perturbation theory calculations based on QCD. That is, the parton model is the zeroth-order contribution to QCD. The naive and covariant forms of the parton model make the same predictions for νW2.

Preview

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

References

  1. 1.
    R. P. Feynman, Photon-Hadron Interactions, (Benjamin).Google Scholar
  2. 2.
    P. V. Landshoff and J. C. Polkinghorne, Physics Reports 5C, 1 (1972).CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  3. 3.
    There have been many papers on this subject. Two of the earliest are P. V. Landshoff, Phys. Lett 66B, 452 (1977); J. F. Gunion, Phys. Rev. D15, 3317 (1977).Google Scholar
  4. 4.
    R. P. Feynman and R. D. Field, Nuclear Physics B136, 1 (1978).CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  5. 5.
    M. Gronau and Y. Zarmi, Phys. Rev. D18, 2341 (1978).Google Scholar
  6. 6.
    K. Guettler et al., Phys. Lett 64B, 111 (1976).Google Scholar
  7. 7.
    See, for example, the talk by G. Preparata at this SeminarGoogle Scholar
  8. 8.
    R. Cahn, Phys. Lett. 78B 269 (1978).Google Scholar
  9. 9.
    R. L. Kingsley, Phys. Rev. D1O, 1580 (1974).Google Scholar
  10. 10.
    H. Georgi and H. D. Politzer, Phys. Rev. Lett. 40, 3 (1978); A. Mendez, Nuclear Physics B126, 417 (1977); A. Mendez, Raychaudhuri and Stenger, Nuclear Physics B148, 499 (1979); J. Cleymans, Phys. Rev. D18, 954 (1978); G. Kopp, R. Maciejko and P. Zerwas, Nuclear Physics B144, 123 (1978); P. Mazzanti, R. Odorico and V. Roberts, preprints CERN TH. 2584 and IFUB/78-11.Google Scholar
  11. 11.
    E. Floratos, Nuovo Cimento 43A, 241 (1977); G. Altarelli and G. Martinelli, Phys. Lett. 76B, 89 (1978), H. Georg and H.D. Politzer, Phys. Rev. Lett. 76B, 89 (1978); A. Mendez and T. Weiler, Oxford preprint 93/78.Google Scholar
  12. 12.
    G. Sterman and S. Weinberg, Phys. Rev. Lett.. 39, 1436 (1977).CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  13. 13.
    P. M. Stevenson, preprint ICTP/78-79/1.Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Plenum Press, New York 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • P. V. Landshoff
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical PhysicsUniversity of CambridgeCambridgeUK

Personalised recommendations