Elements of QCD for Hadron Colliders
by Gavin P. Salam
Publisher: arXiv 2010
Number of pages: 56
Quantum Chromodynamics, QCD, is the theory of quarks, gluon s and their interactions. The aim of these lectures is to provide (experimental particle physics Ph.D.) students with an introduction to some of the core concepts and methods of QCD that are relevant in an LHC context.
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