Exclusive Exponentiation in the Monte Carlo Yennie-Frautschi-Suura Approach

  • Stanislaw Jadach
  • B. F. L. Ward
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSB, volume 233)

Abstract

A closer look is taken into various types of the so-called “exponentiation” procedures in QED. In particular the question of the difference between the common (ad hoc) inclusive exponentiation and the exclusive Yennie-Frautschi-Suura exponentiation is examined. The discussion is limited to the initial state bremsstrahlung in e + e - annihilation. Numerical results from the YFS2 Monte Carlo are used to illustrate the discussion.

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© Plenum Press, New York 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • Stanislaw Jadach
    • 1
    • 2
  • B. F. L. Ward
    • 3
    • 4
  1. 1.Institute of PhysicsJagellonian UniversityKrakówPoland
  2. 2.CERNGenevaSwitzerland
  3. 3.Department of Physics and AstronomyThe University of TennesseeKnoxvilleUSA
  4. 4.Stanford Linear Accelerator CenterStanford UniversityStanfordUSA

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