Precision Parton Luminosities at the LHC

  • Michael Dittmar
Conference paper


The ultimate goals of collider experiments are absolute and relative cross section measurements for different reactions and particular regions of phase space.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Michael Dittmar
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  1. 1.Institute for Particle PhysicsEidgenössische Technische Hochschule ZürichSwitzerland

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