Impact of ATLAS Jet Data on PDF Fits

  • Caterina Doglioni
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The knowledge of parton distribution functions is a fundamental input to theoretical predictions in hadronic collisions. The uncertainty on the PDFs feeds into the theoretical uncertainty on the inclusive jet cross section, as shown in the previous chapter. It also impacts new physics measurements in terms of e.g. the QCD background model used and expected production cross sections


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  • Caterina Doglioni
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  1. 1.University of OxfordOxfordUK

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