Working Group on Electroweak precision measurements at the LHC

TH Theory Conference Room (CERN)

TH Theory Conference Room


Albert De Roeck (CERN), Michelangelo Mangano (CERN)

This meeting will update the status of EW LHC analyses and theoretical interpretations, and will initiate the discussion of the physics potential of the 2011 datasets. Given the relevance of EW measurements for PDF studies, we take the opportunity of this meeting to merge the discussion of both working groups into a single event. The regular PDF4LHC meeting will take place on Monday, and the PDF discussion related to EW physics will continue on Tuesday morning, in the first session of the EWWG.

Working group conveners:

  • ATLAS: M. Boonekamp and J. Guimaraes da Costa
  • CMS: M. Schmitt and G.De Monchenault
  • LHCb: R. McNulty and T.Shears
  • LPCC: M. Mangano

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  • Albert Bursche
  • Albert De Roeck
  • Alberto Guffanti
  • Alessandro Vicini
  • Anastasia Bierweiler
  • Andrea Banfi
  • Andrea Messina
  • Andrei Gritsan
  • Anne-Marie Magnan
  • David d'Enterria
  • Dimitri Bourilkov
  • dittmar michael
  • Elena Yatsenko
  • Frank Ellinghaus
  • fulvio piccinini
  • Gautier Hamel de Monchenault
  • Giancarlo Ferrera
  • Guido Montagna
  • Hwi Dong Yoo
  • Ilya Kravchenko
  • Isabel Josa
  • Jeffrey Berryhill
  • Juan Rojo
  • Juan Rojo
  • Juan Suarez Gonzalez
  • Kalanand Mishra
  • Krzysztof Nowak
  • Luca Barzè
  • Luca Lista
  • Luca Rottoli
  • Maria Cepeda
  • Massimiliano Bellomo
  • Massimo Passera
  • Mauro Chiesa
  • Maxim Titov
  • Michael Trott
  • Michelangelo Mangano
  • Michele Caffo
  • Michele Pioppi
  • Oreste Nicrosini
  • Richard Teuscher
  • Ronan Wallace
  • Simone Bifani
  • Stefano Forte
  • Stilianos Kesisoglou
  • Tobias Kasprzik
  • Uccirati Sandro
  • Vitaliano Ciulli
  • Vuko Brigljevic
  • William Barter
  • Witold Krasny
  • Yurii Maravin
  • Zbigniew Was
    • 10:00 AM 10:30 AM
      HERA Data update and HERAPDF 30m
      Speaker: Amanda Cooper-Sarkar
    • 10:30 AM 11:00 AM
      NNPDF Update 30m
      Speaker: Juan Rojo (INFN)
    • 11:00 AM 11:30 AM
      ABM11 update and benchmarking 30m
      Speakers: Sergey Alekhin, Serguei Alekhin (State Res.Center of Russian Feder. Inst.f.High Energy Phys. (IFVE))
    • 11:30 AM 12:00 PM
      Experimental error propagation: Hessian versus Monte Carlo/MSTW Update 30m
      Speaker: Graeme Watt
    • 12:00 PM 2:00 PM
      Lunch Break 2h
    • 2:00 PM 2:30 PM
      CT Update 30m
      Speaker: Pavel Nadolsky (Southern Methodist University)
    • 2:30 PM 3:00 PM
      HERAfitter 30m
      Speaker: Cristinel Diaconu (Universite d'Aix - Marseille II (FR))
    • 3:00 PM 3:30 PM
      Photons in PDFs 30m
      Speaker: David d'Enterria (CERN)
    • 3:30 PM 4:00 PM
      coffee break 30m
    • 4:00 PM 4:25 PM
      Another update of benchmark cross section study 25m
      Speaker: Graeme Watt
    • 4:25 PM 4:50 PM
      Theoretical Uncertainties 25m
      Speaker: Stefano Forte (Universita degli Studi di Milano-Universita e INFN)
    • 4:50 PM 5:10 PM
      Correlation studies 20m
      Speaker: Prof. Robert Samuel Thorne (University College London (UK))
    • 9:00 AM 9:20 AM
      On the determination of sin2theta_W and the impact of PDF uncertainties on it 20m
      Speaker: Alessandro Vicini (Dip. di Fisica Nucleare e Teorica-Universita degli Studi di Pavi)
    • 9:20 AM 9:50 AM
      LHCb: status of EW analyses 30m
      Speaker: Simone Bifani (University College Dublin (IE))
    • 9:50 AM 10:25 AM
      CMS: W/Z cross sections, distributions 35m
      Speaker: Luca Lista (Universita e INFN (IT))
    • 10:25 AM 10:50 AM
      Coffee break 25m
    • 10:50 AM 11:20 AM
      LHCb: Prospects of EW measurements with 2011 data 30m
      Speaker: Dr Ronan Mcnulty (University College Dublin (IE))
    • 11:20 AM 11:50 AM
      ATLAS: W, Z Cross sections/asymmetries/distributions for W, Z, plus W and Z pt spectra; discussion on W, Z fiducial volumes & signal definitions 30m
      Speaker: Massimiliano Bellomo (CERN)
    • 11:50 AM 12:10 PM
      Discussion 20m
      - revisit of the fiducial cuts for W and Z cross sections, to be used in analysis of 2011 data - other issues related to analysis of 2011/12 data
    • 12:10 PM 12:30 PM
      ATLAS: Jet measurements and the importance of correlated experimental uncertainties 20m
      Speaker: Ms Caterina Doglioni (Universite de Geneve (CH))
    • 12:30 PM 1:00 PM
      Discussion: common procedures to present systematic uncertainties on data 30m
    • 1:00 PM 2:00 PM
      Lunch break 1h
    • 2:00 PM 2:25 PM
      CMS: W/Z+jets 25m
      Speaker: Vitaliano Ciulli (Universita e INFN (IT))
    • 2:25 PM 2:50 PM
      ATLAS: W/Z+jets 25m
      Speaker: Ulrike Blumenschein (Uni Goettingen)
    • 2:50 PM 3:10 PM
      CMS: W/Z+heavy quarks 20m
      Speakers: Anne-Marie Magnan (Imperial College Sci., Tech. & Med. (GB)), Simon Marie E De Visscher (Universitaet Zuerich (CH))
    • 3:10 PM 3:30 PM
      ATLAS: W/Z+heavy quarks, including discussion on signal definition 20m
      Speaker: Andrea Messina (CERN)
    • 3:30 PM 3:40 PM
      Discussion 10m
    • 3:40 PM 4:00 PM
      W+c data with aMCatNLO an their possible impact on strangeness 20m
      Speaker: Juan Rojo (INFN)
    • 4:00 PM 4:30 PM
      Coffee break 30m
    • 4:30 PM 4:50 PM
      Resummed DY pt spectrum plus other NNLO issues (lepton asymmetry,etc) 20m
      Speaker: Giancarlo Ferrera (University of Florence)
    • 4:50 PM 5:10 PM
      Transverse momentum resummation of Drell-Yan pairs using novel variables 20m
      Speaker: Lee Tomlinson (University of Manchester (GB))
    • 5:10 PM 5:25 PM
      LHCb: DY pt-modeling issues 15m
      Speaker: Tara Shears (University of Liverpool (GB))
    • 5:25 PM 5:45 PM
      ATLAS: recent results on MC tuning using Z pt data, and prospects for further work 20m
      Speaker: Elena Yatsenko (Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron (DE))
    • 9:30 AM 9:50 AM
      Next-to-Next-to-Leading Electroweak Logarithms for W-Pair Production at LHC 20m
      Speaker: Sandro Uccirati
    • 9:50 AM 10:10 AM
      EW corrections to W-boson pair production at the LHC 20m
      Speaker: Tobias Kasprzik (KIT, Karlsruhe)
    • 10:10 AM 10:25 AM
      ATLAS: vector boson pair production, including discussion on signal definition 15m
      Speaker: Michael Aaron Kagan (Harvard University (US))
    • 10:25 AM 10:50 AM
      CMS: vector boson pair production, and TGC measurements 25m
      Speaker: Yurii Maravin (Kansas State University (US))
    • 10:50 AM 11:05 AM
      ATLAS: TGC measurements, MC needs, fitting techniques, follow-up on last meeting 15m
      Speaker: Mr Kristian Anders Gregersen (University of Copenhagen (DK))
    • 11:05 AM 11:30 AM
      Discussion 25m
      • VB pair cross sections 10m
        Discussion of fiducial cuts for WW, WZ and ZZ cross setions and discussion of possible kinematical distributions to be shown
      • TGCs 15m
        o which Monte Carlos to use, inclusion of NLO, and other MC-related issues; o which techniques to extract limits o follow-up studies and tests of recommendations emerged during the small TGC workshop few weeks ago
    • 11:30 AM 11:50 AM
      Coffee break 20m
    • 11:50 AM 12:10 PM
      Implementation of EW corrections in the POWHEG box: single W production 20m
      Speaker: Luca Barze
    • 12:10 PM 12:30 PM
      EW radiative corrections and Sudakov form factors in the CDF m(W) analysis 20m
      Speaker: Ashutosh Kotwal (Duke University (US))
    • 12:30 PM 12:50 PM
      Discussion 20m
      • ATLAS: remarks on mW measurement 10m
        Speaker: Maarten Boonekamp (CEA - Centre d'Etudes de Saclay (FR))