• A solution of the DGLAP equation for gluon at low x

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      DGLAP equation for gluon; method of characteristics; scaling violation of F2

    • Abstract


      We obtain a solution of the DGLAP equation for the gluon at low x first by expanding the gluon in a Taylor series and then using the method of characteristics. We test its validity by comparing it with that of Glück, Reya and Vogt. The convergence criteria of the approximation used are also discussed. We also calculate εF2(x,Q)2/ε In Q2 using its approximate relations with the gluon distribution at low x. The predictions are then compared with the HERA data.

    • Author Affiliations


      DK Choudhury1 PK Sahariah2

      1. Department of Physics, Gauhati University, Guwahati - 781 014, India
      2. Department of Physics, Cotton College, Guwahati - 781 001, India
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  • Pramana – Journal of Physics | News

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