Small x QCD effects in DIS with a forward jet or a forward
J. Kwiecinski1,2 - A.D. Martin1 - J.J. Outhwaite1
1 Department of Physics, University of Durham, Durham, DH1 3LE, UK
2 H. Niewodniczanski Institute of Nuclear Physics, ul. Radzikowskiego 152, PL-31-342 Krakow, Poland
Received: 1 March 1999 / Published online: 30 June 1999
We compare predictions based on small x (QCD) dynamics with recent data for deep inelastic events containing forward jets or forward mesons. We quantify the effect of imposing the (higher order) consistency condition on the BFKL equation and study uncertainties inherent in the QCD predictions. We also estimate the cross-section for the forward production of two jets.