4-11 July 2012
Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre
Australia/Melbourne timezone
ICHEP2012 - 36th International Conference for High Energy Physics

QCD studies with W and Z cross sections measured in ATLAS

5 Jul 2012, 12:15
15m
Room 219 (Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre)

Room 219

Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre

Melbourne Australia
Parallel Sessions Track 6. QCD, Jets, Parton Distributions TR 6 - RM 217 - QCD, Jets, Parton Distributions

Speaker

Dr Maarten Boonekamp (CEA - Centre d'Etudes de Saclay (FR))

Description

Precise measurements of W and Z production, differential in pT and rapidity, are shown. These provide stringent tests of higher order QCD, resummed calculations and non-perturbative models. They are also used to extract information on the strange quark content of the proton.

Primary author

Dr Maarten Boonekamp (CEA - Centre d'Etudes de Saclay (FR))

Presentation materials