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Forward observables at RHIC, the Tevatron run II and the LHC

Abstract : We present predictions on the total cross sections and on the ratio of the real part to the imaginary part of the elastic amplitude (rho parameter) for present and future pp and pbar p colliders, and on total cross sections for gamma p -> hadrons at cosmic-ray energies and for gamma gamma -> hadrons up to sqrt(s)=1 TeV. These predictions are based on a study of many possible analytic parametrisations and invoke the current hadronic dataset at t=0. The uncertainties on total cross sections, including the systematic theoretical errors, reach 1% at RHIC, 3% at the Tevatron, and 10% at the LHC, whereas those on the rho parameter are respectively 10%, 17%, and 26%.
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J. R. Cudell, V. V. Ezhela, P. Gauron, K. Kang, Yu. V. Kuyanov, et al.. Forward observables at RHIC, the Tevatron run II and the LHC. Second International "Cetraro" Workshop & NATO Advanced Research Workshop "Diffraction 2002", Aug 2002, Alushta, Ukraine. ⟨in2p3-00192293⟩

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