Journal of High Energy Physics

, 2012:137 | Cite as

Theoretical predictions for charm and bottom production at the LHC

  • Matteo Cacciari
  • Stefano Frixione
  • Nicolas Houdeau
  • Michelangelo L. Mangano
  • Paolo Nason
  • Giovanni Ridolfi
Open Access
Article

Abstract

We present predictions for a variety of single-inclusive observables that stem from the production of charm and bottom quark pairs at the 7 TeV LHC. They are obtained within the FONLL semi-analytical framework, and with two “Monte Carlo + NLO” approaches, MC@NLO and POWHEG. Results are given for final states and acceptance cuts that are as close as possible to those used by experimental collaborations and, where feasible, are compared to LHC data.

Keywords

QCD Phenomenology Hadronic Colliders 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Matteo Cacciari
    • 1
    • 2
  • Stefano Frixione
    • 3
    • 4
  • Nicolas Houdeau
    • 1
  • Michelangelo L. Mangano
    • 3
  • Paolo Nason
    • 3
    • 5
  • Giovanni Ridolfi
    • 6
  1. 1.LPTHE, UPMC Université Paris 6 and CNRS UMRParisFrance
  2. 2.Université Paris Diderot — Paris 7ParisFrance
  3. 3.PH Department, TH Unit, CERNGeneva 23Switzerland
  4. 4.Institut de Théorie des Phénomènes Physiques, EPFLLausanneSwitzerland
  5. 5.INFN — Sezione di Milano-BicoccaMilanItaly
  6. 6.Dipartimento di FisicaUniversità di Genova, and INFN — Sezione di GenovaGenoaItaly

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