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Black disk, maximal Odderon and unitarity

Khoze, V.A.; Martin, A.D.; Ryskin, M.G.

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V.A. Khoze

A.D. Martin

M.G. Ryskin


We argue that the so-called maximal Odderon contribution breaks the ‘black disk’ behaviorof the asymp-totic amplitude, since the cross section of the events with Large Rapidity Gaps grows faster than the total cross section. That is the ‘maximal Odderon’ is not consistent with unitarity.


Khoze, V., Martin, A., & Ryskin, M. (2018). Black disk, maximal Odderon and unitarity. Physics Letters B, 780, 352-356.

Journal Article Type Article
Acceptance Date Mar 11, 2018
Online Publication Date Mar 13, 2018
Publication Date Mar 13, 2018
Deposit Date Apr 20, 2018
Publicly Available Date Apr 20, 2018
Journal Physics Letters B
Print ISSN 0370-2693
Publisher Elsevier
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Volume 780
Pages 352-356


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© 2018 The Author(s). Published by Elsevier B.V. This is an open access article under the CC BY license ( Funded by SCOAP3.

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