Lecture Notes

The following lecture notes cover the lectures on Soft-Collinear Effective Theory. The lecture notes make reference to several papers, the citations for which appear below the table. For a single file containing all of the notes, download the Notes on Soft-Collinear Effective Theory. (This resource may not render correctly in a screen reader.PDF)

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22 Introduction, Degrees of Freedom, Scales, Expansion of Spinors, Propogators, Power Counting (This resource may not render correctly in a screen reader.PDF) [2], [3]
23 Construction of Currents, Lagrangian Multipole Expansion, Labels, Grid in Detail (not in notes) (This resource may not render correctly in a screen reader.PDF) [2], [3], [10]
24 SCET_I Lagrangian, Gauge Symmetry, Reparameterization Invariance (RPI) (This resource may not render correctly in a screen reader.PDF) [3], [1], [6]
25 More RPI, Ultrasoft-Collinear Factorization, Hard-Collinear Factorization, Infrared Divergences, Matching, Running (This resource may not render correctly in a screen reader.PDF) [4], [1], [2], [3]
26 DIS, Soft-Collinear Interactions (This resource may not render correctly in a screen reader.PDF) For DIS see [8]

For Soft-Collinear Interactions see [4]
27 SCET_II, Power Counting Formulae, Examples, Define a Jet (This resource may not render correctly in a screen reader.PDF) Fro SCET_II see [4], [7], [10]

For Power Counting see [5]

For examples see [8], [9], [4]

For Jets see [4], [11], [12]

 

The links below are to abstracts of the corresponding scientific papers.

References

[1] Bauer, C. W., S. Fleming, and M. Luke (University of Toronto). "Summing Sudakov logarithms in B -> X_s + gamma in effective field theory." Physics Review D63 (2001): 014006.

[2] Bauer, Christian W., Sean Fleming, Dan Pirjol, and Iain W. Stewart. "An effective field theory for collinear and soft gluons: heavy to light decays." Physical Review D63 (2001): 114020.

[3] Bauer, Christian W., and Iain W. Stewart. "Invariant Operators in Collinear Effective Theory." Physics Letters B516 (2001): 134.

[4] Bauer, Christian W., Dan Pirjol, and Iain W. Stewart. "Soft-Collinear Factorization in Effective Field Theory." Physical Review D65 (2002): 054022.

[5] Bauer, Christian W., Dan Pirjol, and Iain W. Stewart. "Power Counting in the Soft-Collinear Effective Theory." Physical Review D66 (2002): 054005.

[6] Manohar, Aneesh V., Thomas Mehen, Dan Pirjol, and Iain W. Stewart. "Reparameterization Invariance for Collinear Operators." Physics Letters B539 (2002): 59.

[7] Bauer, Christian W., Dan Pirjol, and Iain W. Stewart. "On Power Suppressed Operators and Gauge Invariance in SCET." Physical Review D68 (2003): 034021.

[8] Bauer, Christian W., Sean Fleming, Dan Pirjol, Ira Z. Rothstein, and Iain W. Stewart. "Hard Scattering Factorization from Effective Field Theory." Physical Review D66 (2002): 014017.

[9] Bauer, Christian W., Dan Pirjol, and Iain W. Stewart. "A proof of factorization for B -> D pi." Physical Review Letters 87 (2001): 201806.

[10] Manohar, Aneesh V., and Iain W. Stewart. "The Zero-Bin and Mode Factorization in Quantum Field Theory." 2006.

[11] Bauer, Christian W., Aneesh V. Manohar, and Mark B. Wise. "Enhanced nonperturbative effects in jet distributions." Physical Review Letters 91 (2003): 122001.

[12] Sterman, George. An Introduction to Quantum Field Theory. New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 1993. ISBN: Amazon logo 9780521322584 (hardback), Amazon logo 9780521311328 (pbk.).

Lee, Christopher, and George Sterman. "Universality of Nonperturbative Effects in Event Shapes." 2006.