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Particles and Fields
Eur. Phys. J. C 6, 331-342
DOI 10.1007/s1005298000911

Scale-invariant dynamical fluctuations in jet physics

S.V. Chekanov

Argonne National Laboratory, 9700 S.Cass Avenue, Argonne, IL 60439 USA (e-mail: chekanov@mail.desy.de)

Received: 3 March 1998 / Published online: 12 August 1998

An interpretation of scale-invariant multiplicity fluctuations inside hadronic jets is presented. It is based on the branching mechanism with the angular ordering of soft partons in sequential branchings. A relationship with fractal distributions is demonstrated. The model takes into account the finiteness of the number of particles produced in jets (finite energy) and leads to a good description of the multifractal fluctuations observed in ${\mbox{e}^+\mbox{e}^-}$ processes.

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