Working Group on Electroweak precision measurements at the LHC

from Monday, April 4, 2011 (9:00 AM) to Tuesday, April 5, 2011 (6:30 PM)
CERN (TH Theory Conference Room)

        : Sessions
    /     : Talks
        : Breaks
Apr 4, 2011
Apr 5, 2011
AM
9:00 AM
W/Z Cross sections and asymmetries (until 1:00 PM) (TH Theory Conference Room)
9:00 AM Introduction   (TH Theory Conference Room)
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9:10 AM W/Z and DY production, pt spectra, asymmetries: ATLAS - Alberto Belloni (Physics Department - Jefferson Physical Laboratory - Harvard Uni)   (TH Theory Conference Room)
Discussion
Slides
9:40 AM W/Z and DY production, pt spectra, asymmetries: CMS - Prof. Jeremiah Mans (University of Minnesota/CMS)   (TH Theory Conference Room)
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10:10 AM W/Z and DY production, pt spectra, asymmetries: LHCb - Dr Tara Shears (UNIVERSITY OF LIVERPOOL)   (TH Theory Conference Room)
Slides
10:40 AM --- Coffee break ---
11:00 AM Simulation of FSR radiation in W and Z decays - Zbigniew Was (High Energy Department - Henryk Niewodniczanski Inst. Nucl. Phys)   (TH Theory Conference Room)
Slides
11:20 AM EM/EW corrections in DY Monte Carlos: status, systematics and examples of Tevatron applications - Alessandro Vicini (Dip. di Fisica Nucleare e Teorica-Universita degli Studi di Pavi)   (TH Theory Conference Room)
Slides
11:50 AM Discussion   (TH Theory Conference Room)
9:00 AM
PDF issues: systematics for Xsection predictions, and W/Z data as inputs for PDF fits (until 1:00 PM) (TH Theory Conference Room)
9:00 AM Assessment of the impact of LHC W lepton asymmetry data on PDF fits - Dr Maria Ubiali (RWTH Aachen University)   (TH Theory Conference Room)
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9:30 AM W/Z cross sections: PDF systematics at NNLO - Johannes Bluemlein (DESY)   (TH Theory Conference Room)
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10:00 AM PDF dependence of W/Z cross sections and lepton charge asymmetry at the LHC - Graeme Watt   (TH Theory Conference Room)
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10:20 AM Discussion   (TH Theory Conference Room)
10:50 AM --- Coffee break ---
11:10 AM LHCb: tools to incorporate LHCb data in fits - Dr Ronan McNulty (University College Dublin)   (TH Theory Conference Room)
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11:30 AM ATLAS tools for PDF fitting of W/Z distributions - Alexandre Glazov (Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron (DESY))   (TH Theory Conference Room)
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11:50 AM Discussion: Use of LHC jet data in PDF fits   (TH Theory Conference Room)
PM
1:00 PM --- Lunch break ---
2:00 PM
W mass (until 6:00 PM) (TH Theory Conference Room)
2:00 PM Review of the Tevatron experience - Jan Stark (LPSC Grenoble)   (TH Theory Conference Room)
Slides
2:30 PM Discussion of commonalities/differences at the LHC   (TH Theory Conference Room)
3:00 PM Simulation of inclusive DY pt distributions: comparisons among various calculations (POWHEG, Resbos, DYNNLO, DYQT) - giuseppe bozzi (universita' degli studi di milano)   (TH Theory Conference Room)
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3:20 PM Impact of DY modeling and tunings on MW measurement - Alessandro Vicini (Dip. di Fisica Nucleare e Teorica-Universita degli Studi di Pavi)   (TH Theory Conference Room)
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3:40 PM Remarks on the PDF systematics in the measurement of MW - Mieczyslaw Krasny (Universites de Paris VI et VII)   (TH Theory Conference Room)
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4:10 PM --- Coffee break ---
4:30 PM MW and PDF sensitivity of Drell-Yan observables - giuseppe bozzi (universita' degli studi di milano)   (TH Theory Conference Room)
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4:50 PM MW discussion   (TH Theory Conference Room)
1:00 PM --- Lunch break ---
2:00 PM
A_FB, sin2thetaW, W+jets, and more (until 5:35 PM) (TH Theory Conference Room)
2:00 PM First study of AFB and measurement of sin2thetaW at CMS - Andrei Gritsan (Rowland Dept. of Phys. and Astron.-Johns Hopkins University-Unkn)   (TH Theory Conference Room)
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2:20 PM LHCb: prospects for a precisce measurement of AFB - Dr Ronan McNulty (University College Dublin)   (TH Theory Conference Room)
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2:50 PM Mixed EW/QCD corrections in MCs - Fulvio Piccinini (Unknown)   (TH Theory Conference Room)
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3:10 PM Theoretical issues in extracting sin2thetaW from AFB at the LHC: EW corrections, EW-QCD interference, PDFs, ..... - Michelangelo Mangano (CERN) Wolfgang Hollik   (TH Theory Conference Room)
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3:30 PM --- Coffee break ---
3:45 PM ATLAS: W/Z+jets, including heavy quarks: status and issues - Gavin Hesketh (University College London-University of London)   (TH Theory Conference Room)
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4:05 PM CMS: W/Z+jets, including heavy quarks: status and issues - Matthias U. Mozer (Unknown)   (TH Theory Conference Room)
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4:25 PM EW corrections to V+jet production at the LHC - Tobias Kasprzik (KIT, Karlsruhe)   (TH Theory Conference Room)
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4:45 PM Discussion   (TH Theory Conference Room)