Transverse momentum correlations of quarks in recursive jet models

Abstract : In the symmetric string fragmentation recipe adopted by PYTHIA for jet simulations, the transverse momenta of successive quarks are uncorrelated. This is a simplification but has no theoretical reason. Transverse momentum correlations are naturally expected, for instance, in a covariant multiperipheral model of quark hadronization. We propose a simple recipe of string fragmentation which lead to such correlations. The definition of the jet axis and its relation with the primordial transverse momentum of the quark is also discussed.
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X. Artru, Z. Belghobsi, E. Redouane-Salah. Transverse momentum correlations of quarks in recursive jet models. Physical Review D, American Physical Society, 2016, 94, pp.034034. ⟨10.1103/PhysRevD.94.034034⟩. ⟨in2p3-01348861⟩

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