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Written Reviews Available Electronically:
Handbook of Perturbative QCD
(See details below)
Partons, Factorization and Resummation, TASI95
By George Sterman (SUNY, Stony Brook). 82pp.
Lectures given at Theoretical Advanced Study Institute in Elementary Particle Physics (TASI 95): http://arXiv.org/abs/hep-ph/9606312
Foundations of Perturbative QCD
John Collins [Cambridge University Press; 1 edition (June 30, 2011)]
ISBN-10: 0521855330 ISBN-13: 978-0521855334
Giving an accurate account of the concepts, theorems and their justification, this book is a systematic treatment of perturbative QCD. It relates the concepts to experimental data, giving strong motivations for the methods. Ideal for graduate students starting their work in high-energy physics, it will also interest experienced researchers.
An Introduction to Quantum Field Theory
George Sterman [Cambridge University Press]
Excellent general treatment.
QCD and Collider Physics
R. Keith Ellis, W. James Stirling, and Bryan R. Webber
A detailed overview of high-energy collider physics emphasising the role of QCD. Topics covered include the QCD Lagrangian, the properties of asymptotic freedom and colour confinement which derive from it, jets, heavy quarks, electroweak gauge bosons, Higgs bosons and methods of measuring the strong coupling constant.
Applications of Perturbative QCD
(Frontiers in Physics, Vol. 77)
Richard D. Field
Perseus Books (Sd); (June 1989)
ISBN: 0201483629 / ASIN: 0201142953
unfortunately, the availability of this is limited; however it is an excellent book
2017 CTEQ Summer School lectures: Introduction to Perturbative QCD
Lecture #1 PDF 4-up format (3.7 M).
Lecture #2 PDF 4-up format (3.6 M).
Lecture #3 PDF 4-up format (1.4 M).
Lecture #4 PDF 4-up format (2.2 M).i
A NLO Calculation in pQCD of the Total Cross Section of pp-bar -> W+X
2002 CTEQ Summer School:
C.P. Yuan (PDF file 554K)
The Handbook of Perturbative QCD was published in Reviews
of Modern Physics , Volume 67, Number 1, January 1995, (pp.
Version 1.0 Errata
General-purpose event generators for LHC physics.
Andy Buckley, et al.,
We review the physics basis, main features and use of general-purpose Monte Carlo event generators for the simulation of proton-proton collisions at the Large Hadron Collider.
Calculational Techniques in Perturbative QCD: The Drell-Yan Process. Björn Pötter has prepared a writeup of the lecture given by Jack Smith. This is a wonderful reference for those learning to do real 1-loop calculations. Postscript and PDF
Light-cone Variables, Rapidity and All That, by John Collins. A pedagogical summary of the methods of light-cone variables, rapidity and pseudo-rapidity, with a demonstration of how these methods are useful in analyzing diffractive high-energy collisions.
Dimensional Regularlization Meets Freshman Physics. A short tutorial by Fred Olness from the CTEQ Summer School.
Hard Interactions of Quarks and Gluons: a Primer for LHC Physics", J. Campbell, J. Huston, W.J. Stirling
Mathematica notebooks of FeynArts and FeynCalc sample calculations courtesy of Fred Olness.
(This need to be updated to the latest version. Any volunteers???)
Acronym dictionary courtesy of Randy Scalise.
The CTEQ List of Challenges in Perturbative QCD courtesy of Jeff Owens.
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