Subleading Nc improved parton showers

  • Simon Plätzer
  • Malin Sjödahl
Open Access


We describe an algorithm for improving subsequent parton shower emissions by full SU(3) color correlations in the framework of a dipole-type shower. As a proof of concept, we present results from the first implementation of such an algorithm for a final state shower. The corrections are found to be small for event shapes and jet rates but can be more significant for tailored observables.


QCD Phenomenology Monte Carlo Simulations 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.DESYHamburgGermany
  2. 2.Dept. of Astronomy and Theoretical PhysicsLund UniversityLundSweden

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