Journal of High Energy Physics

, 2012:130 | Cite as

Single-top t-channel hadroproduction in the four-flavour scheme with POWHEG and aMC@NLO

  • Rikkert Frederix
  • Emanuele Re
  • Paolo Torrielli
Open Access


We present results for the QCD next-to-leading order (NLO) calculation of single-top t-channel production in the 4-flavour scheme, interfaced to Parton Shower (PS) Monte Carlo programs according to the POWHEG and MC@NLO methods. Comparisons between the two methods, as well as with the corresponding process in the 5-flavour scheme are presented. For the first time results for typical kinematic distributions of the spectator-b jet are presented in an NLO + PS approach.


Monte Carlo Simulations NLO Computations 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rikkert Frederix
    • 1
  • Emanuele Re
    • 2
  • Paolo Torrielli
    • 3
    • 4
  1. 1.Institute for Theoretical PhysicsUniversity of ZürichZürichSwitzerland
  2. 2.Institute for Particle Physics Phenomenology, Department of PhysicsUniversity of DurhamDurhamU.K.
  3. 3.ITPP, EPFLLausanneSwitzerland
  4. 4.PH Department, TH Unit, CERNGeneva 23Switzerland

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