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Particles and Fields
Eur. Phys. J. C 8, 643-647
DOI 10.1007/s100529900010

Diffraction at small M2/Q2 in the QCD dipole picture

A. Bialas1,2 - H. Navelet1 - R. Peschanski1

1 Service de Physique Theorique CEA-Saclay, F-91191 Gif-sur-Yvette Cedex, France
2 M. Smoluchowski Institute of Physics, Jagellonian University, Reymonta 4, PL-30-059 Cracow, Poland

Received: 17 November 1998 / Revised version: 15 December 1998 / Published online: 7 April 1999

Using the QCD dipole picture of BFKL dynamics, the quasi-elastic component of the diffractive $\gamma ^{*}$-dipole cross-section, dominating at small M2/Q2, is calculated.

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