Threshold resummation for dark-matter production at the LHC

  • M. Krämer
  • A. Kulesza
  • A. MückEmail author
  • R. Schürmann
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Regular Article - Theoretical Physics


We derive precision predictions for the production of dark-matter particles recoiling against a jet with large transverse momentum at the LHC. The dark-matter fermions are described within a simplified model and couple to the Standard Model via a vector mediator. Our predictions for the mono-jet signature include the resummation of the leading and next-to-leading threshold logarithms. The corresponding matching coefficient is evaluated at NLO. The resummed result is matched to the fixed-order NLO cross section obtained from the MadGraph framework. We discuss numerical results for several benchmark scenarios at the LHC.


Beyond Standard Model Resummation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Krämer
    • 1
  • A. Kulesza
    • 2
  • A. Mück
    • 1
    Email author
  • R. Schürmann
    • 1
    • 3
  1. 1.Institut für Theoretische Teilchenphysik und KosmologieRWTH Aachen UniversityAachenGermany
  2. 2.Institute for Theoretical PhysicsWWU MünsterMünsterGermany
  3. 3.Physik-InstitutUniversität ZürichZürichSwitzerland

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