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. ( PDF )

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

For Soft-Collinear Interactions see [4]

27 SCET_II, Power Counting Formulae, Examples, Define a Jet ( 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: 9780521322584 (hardback), 9780521311328 (pbk.).

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

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