Large-t, triple-pomeron diffractive processes in QCD

Leonid Frankfurt, Mark Strikman

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In terms of perturbative QCD we calculate the basic features of high-mass (MX) diffractive dissociation of hadrons at large momentum transfer t. We find that the distribution over 1-x=MX2/s should change from 1/(1-x) at small t to &/ ln3[1/(1-x)] at large t [where 0=S(t)12 ln(2)/], and that the gluon distribution in the Pomeron should flatten with increasing -t-.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1914-1916
Number of pages3
JournalPhysical Review Letters
Issue number18
StatePublished - 1989
Externally publishedYes


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