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Coherent parton showers with local recoils

  • Simon Plätzer
  • Stefan Gieseke
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Abstract

We outline a new formalism for dipole-type parton showers which maintain exact energy-momentum conservation at each step of the evolution. Particular emphasis is put on the coherence properties, the level at which recoil effects do enter and the role of transverse momentum generation from initial state radiation. The formulated algorithm is shown to correctly incorporate coherence for soft gluon radiation.

Keywords

QCD Phenomenology 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institut für Theoretische Physik, KITKarlsruheGermany

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