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Basic References

Definitions and Factorization Formalism

  • J.C.Collins, Foundations of Perturbative QCD (Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2011). (See, especially, chapter 10 for basics of the formalism, and chapter 13 for setting up TMD-factorization, definitions of TMD PDFs and FFs, and some details of the calculations for the coefficient functions for TMD FFs.
  • Evolved TMD fits using TMD-factorization formalism:

  • S.M.Aybat, T.C. Rogers, Phys. Rev. D 83, 114042 (2011): Unpolarized TMD PDFs and FFs.
  • S.M. Aybat, J.C. Collins, J.W. Qiu, T.C. Rogers, arXiv:1110.6428v1 [hep-ph]: Sivers Function.
  • Other Useful References and Links

    Fixed-scale Gaussian fits in a generalized parton model:


  • P.Schweitzer, T.Teckentrup and A.Metz, Phys. Rev. D 81, 094019 (2010)
  • Sivers Function

  • J.C.Collins, A.V.Efremov,K.Goeke,S.Menzel,A.Metz, and P.Schweitzer Phys. Rev. D 73, 014021 (2006)
  • M.Anselmino,M.Boglione,U.D'Alesio,A.Kotzinian,S.Melis,F.Murgia,A.Prokudin and C.Turk Eur. Phys.J. A39 (2009)
  • Cross section fits using traditional CSS formalism:

  • A.V.Konychev, P.M.Nadolsky, Phys. Lett. B 633, 710 (2006).
  • F.Landry, R.Brock, P.M.Nadolsky and C.P.Yuan, Phys. Rev. D 67, 073016 (2003).
  • Integrated (Collinear) Parton Correlation Functions:

  • Martin, Stirling, Thorne, Watt (MSTW) unpolarized pdfs
  • Database of fragmentation functions