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Precise Perturbative QCD Predictions for Large Hadron Collider Physics

  • Giancarlo Ferrera
Conference paper

Abstract

We briefly summarize some theoretical advances on perturbative QCD calculations relevant for the physics of the Large Hadron Collider (LHC). As an explicit example, we discuss the next-to-next-to-leading order (NNLO) QCD calculation for the production of a Higgs boson decaying to bottom quarks in association with a vector boson. We show illustrative numerical results for cross sections and associated distributions with typical kinematical cuts applied in the LHC experimental analysis.

Keywords

Perturbative QCD Large Hadron Collider 

Notes

Acknowledgements

We acknowledge the support of Fondazione Cariplo under the grant number 2015-0761.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Dipartimento di Fisica “Aldo Pontremoli”Università di MilanoMilanItaly
  2. 2.INFN, Sezione di MilanoMilanItaly

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