The European Physical Journal C

, Volume 56, Issue 1, pp 57–62 | Cite as

Unified model for small-t and high-t scattering at high energies: predictions at RHIC and LHC

  • E. Martynov
  • B. NicolescuEmail author
Regular Article - Theoretical Physics


The urgency of predictions in the large-t region at LHC stimulated us to present a unified model of small- and high-t scattering at high energies. Our model is based on safe theoretical ground: analyticity, unitarity, Regge behavior, gluon exchange and saturation of bounds established in axiomatic quantum field theory. We make precise predictions for the behavior of the differential cross sections at high t, the evolution of the dip–shoulder structure localized in the region 0.5 ≲ |t| ≲ 0.8 GeV2 and the radical violation of the exponential behavior of the first diffraction cone at small t.


Regge Behavior Elastic Cross Section Gluon Exchange Standard Dataset Radical Violation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.N.N. Bogolyubov Institute for Theoretical PhysicsNational Academy of Sciences of UkraineKievUkraine
  2. 2.Theory Group, Laboratoire de Physique Nucléaire et des Hautes Énergies (LPNHE)CNRS and Université Pierre et Marie CurieParisFrance

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