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 -dipole cross-section, dominating at small M2/Q2, is calculated.