I present analytical expressions for the cusp anomalous dimension in QCD through three loops in terms of elementary functions and ordinary polylogarithms. I observe interesting relations between the results at different loops and provide a conjecture for the n-loop cusp anomalous dimension in terms of the lower-loop results. I also present numerical results and simple approximate formulas for the cusp anomalous dimension relevant to top-quark production.
International Journal of Modern Physics A
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)
Kidonakis, NIkolaos, "Three-loop Cusp Anomalous Dimension and a Conjecture for N Loops" (2016). Faculty Publications. 3839.