On the Measurement of αs

  • L. Clavelli
Part of the Studies in the Natural Sciences book series (SNS, volume 20)


We point out that a number of QCD tests, relatively free of obvious nonperturbative corrections and other theoretical problems, are now available in e+e annihilation. By focusing on these tests, one can see the beginning of a confirmation of the running of the strong coupling constant predicted by the renormalization group.


Renormalization Group Strong Coupling Constant Nonperturbative Correction Nonperturbative Effect Thrust Distribution 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • L. Clavelli
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  1. 1.High Energy Physics DivisionArgonneUSA

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