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    Skewed Sudakov Regime, Harmonic Numbers, and Multiple Polylogarithms

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    On the example of massless QED we study an asymptotic of the vertex when only one of the two virtualities of the external fermions is sent to zero. We call this regime the skewed Sudakov regime. First, we show that the asymptotic is described with a single form factor, for which we derive a linear evolution equation. The linear operator involved in this equation has a discrete spectrum. Its eigenfunctions and eigenvalues are found. The spectrum is a shifted sequence of harmonic numbers. With the spectrum found, we represent the expansion of the asymptotic in the fine structure constant in terms of multiple polylogarithms. Using this representation, the exponentiation of the doubly logarithmic corrections of the Sudakov form factor is recovered. It is pointed out that the form factor of the skewed Sudakov regime is growing with the virtuality of a fermion decreasing at a fixed virtuality of another fermion.Comment: 6 page

    BFKL QCD Pomeron in High Energy Hadron Collisions: Inclusive Dijet Production

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    We calculate inclusive dijet production cross section in high energy hadron collisions within the BFKL resummation formalism for the QCD Pomeron. Unlike the previous calculations with the Pomeron developing only between tagging jets, we include also the Pomerons which are adjacent to the hadrons. With these adjacent Pomerons we define a new object --- the BFKL structure function of hadron --- which enables one to calculate the inclusive dijet production for any rapidity intervals. We present predictions for the K-factor and the azimuthal angle decorrelation in the inclusive dijet production for Fermilab-Tevatron and CERN-LHC energies.Comment: 8 pages, Latex, 3 figs. as a separate uuencoded compressed tar fil

    The Challenge of Light-Front Quantisation: Recent Results

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    We explain what is the challenge of light-front quantisation, and how we can now answer it because of recent progress in solving the problem of zero modes in the case of non-Abelian gauge theories. We also give a description of the light-front Hamiltonian for SU(2) finite volume gluodynamics resulting from this recent solution to the problem of light-front zero modes.Comment: 17 pages, lecture delivered by GBP at the XXXIV PNPI Winter School, Repino, St.Petersburg, Russia, February 14-20, 2000, version to appear in the Proceeding

    Central Higgs Production at LHC from Single-Pomeron-Exchange

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    Contrary to common perceptions about systems produced in Single-Pomeron-Exchange (SPE) pp interactions, the hard diffractive process discovered at the CERN SPS-Collider leads to dominant central production of Higgs bosons at the LHC. The rate for SPE production of Higgs bosons is calculated to be 7-9 % of the total inclusive Higgs rate. In addition, an SPE measurement program of dijet events is outlined for the early days of LHC running which should answer many fundamental questions about the Pomeron structure and its effective flux factor in the proton.Comment: 14 pages, 7 Encapsulated Postscript figures, LaTex, submitted to European Phisical Journal

    The Next-to-Leading BFKL Pomeron with Optimal Renormalization

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    The next-to-leading order (NLO) corrections to the BFKL equation in the BLM optimal scale setting are briefly discussed. A striking feature of the BLM approach is rather weak Q^2-dependence of the Pomeron intercept, which might indicate an approximate conformal symmetry of the equation. An application of the NLO BFKL resummation for the virtual gamma-gamma total cross section shows a good agreement with recent L3 data at the CERN LEP2.Comment: 5 pages, 1 eps-figure, to appear in Proceedings of VIIIth Blois Workshop at IHEP, Protvino, June 28 - July 2, 199

    The Next-to-Leading Dynamics of the BFKL Pomeron

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    The next-to-leading order (NLO) corrections to the BFKL equation in the BLM optimal scale setting are briefly discussed. A striking feature of the BLM approach is rather weak Q^2-dependence of the Pomeron intercept, which might indicate an approximate conformal symmetry of the equation. An application of the NLO BFKL resummation for the virtual gamma-gamma total cross section shows a good agreement with recent L3 data at CERN LEP2 energies.Comment: 7 pages, 2 eps-figures, presented at International Symposium on Multiparticle Dynamics (ISMD99), August 9-13, 1999, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Islan

    Difraktivna tvorba Higgsa i dvojnih mlazova u sudaraÄŤima

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    Theoretical and phenomenological aspects of diffractive production of Higgs boson and dijets at high-energy colliders are briefly reviewed.Dajemo kratak pregled teorijskih i fenomonoloških ocjena difraktivne tvorbe bozona Higgs i dvojnih mlazova u visokoenergijskim sudaračima
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