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Application of Lorentzian CFT Principal Series Representation to Near Forward Scattering

Pulkit Agarwal, Richard C. Brower, Timothy G. Raben, Chung-I Tan

SciPost Phys. Proc. 10, 026 (2022) · published 11 August 2022

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50th International Symposium on Multiparticle Dynamics


We present a discussion on recent progress in high energy diffraction from the perspective of AdS/CFT, through which a unified treatment for both perturbative and nonperturbative Pomeron emerges. By working with Unitary Irreducible Representation of Conformal group, a frame is provided in extending AdS/CFT to both forward and nearforward scattering. We present an analysis involving an exact solution to conformal blocks in Minkowski CFT and discuss possible applications. Phenomenological applications can range from forward scattering to DIS/DVCS/TMD at LHC energies and beyond.

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