Academic Training Lecture Regular Programme

QCD for Postgraduates (2/5)

by Giulia Zanderighi (University of Oxford)

500/1-001 - Main Auditorium (CERN)

500/1-001 - Main Auditorium


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Modern QCD - Lecture 2 We will start discussing the matter content of the theory and revisit the experimental measurements that led to the discovery of quarks. We will then consider a classic QCD observable, the R-ratio, and use it to illustrate the appearance of UV divergences and the need to renormalize the coupling constant of QCD. We will then discuss asymptotic freedom and confinement. Finally, we will examine a case where soft and collinear infrared divergences appear, will discuss the soft approximation in QCD and will introduce the concept of infrared safe jets.
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