Ultrasoft contribution to heavy-quark pair production near threshold

M. Beneke, Y. Kiyo
2008 Physics Letters B  
We compute the third-order correction to the heavy-quark current correlation function due to the emission and absorption of an ultrasoft gluon. Our result supplies a missing contribution to top-quark pair production near threshold and the determination of the bottom quark mass from QCD sum rules.
doi:10.1016/j.physletb.2008.08.031 fatcat:2wfj6wqkfndpnnineuqtqk3eu4