**Introduction to Soft-Collinear Effective Theory**

by Thomas Becher, Alessandro Broggio, Andrea Ferroglia

**Publisher**: arXiv 2014**Number of pages**: 166

**Description**:

These lectures provide an introduction to Soft-Collinear Effective Theory. After discussing the expansion of Feynman diagrams around the high-energy limit, the effective Lagrangian is constructed, first for a scalar theory, then for QCD. The underlying concepts are illustrated with the Sudakov form factor...

Download or read it online for free here:

**Download link**

(1.5MB, PDF)

## Similar books

**Hadronic Atoms in QCD + QED**

by

**J. Gasser, V.E. Lyubovitskij, A. Rusetsky**-

**arXiv.org**

We review the theory of hadronic atoms in QCD + QED based on a non-relativistic effective Lagrangian framework. We provide an introduction to the theory and describe several applications: meson-meson, meson-nucleon atoms and meson-deuteron compounds.

(

**6600**views)

**Quantum Chromodynamics and Hadrons: an Elementary Introduction**

by

**Alexander Khodjamirian**-

**arXiv.org**

In these lectures I will discuss the quark-gluon 'corner' ofthe Standard Model, introducing the basics of Quantum Chromodynamics (QCD), the theory of quark-gluon interactions. The main emphasis will be put on the relation between QCD and hadrons.

(

**4407**views)

**Elements of QCD for Hadron Colliders**

by

**Gavin P. Salam**-

**arXiv**

Quantum Chromodynamics, QCD, is the theory of quarks, gluon s and their interactions. The aim of these lectures is to provide students with an introduction to some of the core concepts and methods of QCD that are relevant in an LHC context.

(

**4990**views)

**Quantum Chromodynamics**

by

**Gerhard Ecker**-

**arXiv**

After a historical review of the emergence of QCD, the basic notions of colour and gauge invariance are introduced. The second lecture is devoted to perturbative QCD. The final two lectures treat various aspects of QCD beyond perturbation theory.

(

**7174**views)