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Jet pair production in POWHEG

Alioli, S; Hamilton, K; Nason, P; Oleari, C; Re, E; (2011) Jet pair production in POWHEG. The Journal of High Energy Physics , 2011 (4) , Article 81. 10.1007/JHEP04(2011)081. Green open access

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Abstract

We present an implementation of the next-to-leading order dijet production process in hadronic collisions in the framework of POWHEG, which is a method to implement NLO calculations within a shower Monte Carlo context. In constructing the simulation, we have made use of the POWHEG BOX toolkit, which makes light of many of the most technical steps. The majority of this article is concerned with the study of the predictions of the Monte Carlo simulation. In so doing, we validate our program for use in experimental analyses, elaborating on some of the more subtle features which arise from the interplay of the NLO and resummed components of the calculation. We conclude our presentation by comparing predictions from the simulation against a number of Tevatron and LHC jet-production results.

Type: Article
Title: Jet pair production in POWHEG
Open access status: An open access version is available from UCL Discovery
DOI: 10.1007/JHEP04(2011)081
Publisher version: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/JHEP04(2011)081
Language: English
Additional information: This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License[http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/], which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
Keywords: QCD, Monte Carlo, NLO Computations, Resummation, Collider Physics
UCL classification: UCL
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URI: https://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/id/eprint/1356095
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