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Physics of Particles and Nuclei Letters

, Volume 11, Issue 6, pp 722–729 | Cite as

Uncertainties of Drell-Yan production cross section in pp collisions at the LHC

  • V. F. Konoplyanikov
  • M. V. Savina
  • S. V. ShmatovEmail author
  • S. G. Shulga
Physics of Elementary Particles and Atomic Nuclei. Experiment

Abstract

The results of calculations of uncertainties of the Drell-Yan production cross section at the energy √s = 13 TeV are presented. Systematic errors related to uncertainties in the quark and gluon distribution functions, the choice of the QCD factorization scale, and the QCD running coupling constant are considered.

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Invariant Mass Nucleus Letter Parton Distribution Function Gluon Distribution Function Library LHAPDF 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • V. F. Konoplyanikov
    • 1
  • M. V. Savina
    • 1
  • S. V. Shmatov
    • 1
    Email author
  • S. G. Shulga
    • 1
  1. 1.Joint Institute for Nuclear ResearchDubna, Moscow oblastRussia

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