From jets to colour portraits of hard scattering final states
R. Orava1 - V.A. Khoze2 - V. Nomokonov1 - R. Vuopionperä1 - K. Väisänen1 - K. Lassila3
1 Helsinki Institute of Physics, University of Helsinki, Finland
2 CERN/TH, Switzerland and Laboratori Nazionali di Frascati, Italy
3 Iowa State University, Ames, IA, U.S.A.
Received: 12 May 1998 / Revised version: 5 June 1998 / Published online: 8 September 1998
An original method for constructing parton final states emphasising the multi-element antenna pattern and colour connectedness between partons is presented. The approach should allow event-by-event reconstruction of parton final states from detector registered particles while avoiding the ad hoc effects of a jet algorithm. This strategy connecting soft hadrons to a set of partons rather than jets is demonstrated for -events and is applicable to pair, top quark, Higgs, etc., production.