QCD Tools for LHC Physics: From 8 to 14 TeV. What is needed and why?

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WH 1 West (Fermilab)

WH 1 West

Fermilab

Description
Main workshop web page: http://tigger.uic.edu/~varelas/cteq_workshop_2013/ Previous workshop page: https://indico.cern.ch/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=159191 Note: Please upload your talks to indico at least 3 hours prior to your talk. If you have trouble uploading your talk, please send it to hatake@fnal.gov and/or nikos@fnal.gov. Webcast: http://vms-db-srv.fnal.gov/fmi/xsl/VMS_Site_2/000Return/video/r_live.xsl Vidyo: http://vidyoportal.cern.ch/flex.html?roomdirect.html&key=KgscfQanG3Ek
Participants
  • Ajay Kumar
  • Alberto Accardi
  • Aleksander Kusina
  • Alessandra Lucà
  • Alexey Ferapontov
  • Andrew Larkoski
  • Andrew Warren Askew
  • Andy Buckley
  • Anna Driutti
  • Anna Mazzacane
  • Ashish Kumar
  • Bennie Ward
  • Bibhuti Parida
  • C.-P. Yuan
  • Christian Bauer
  • Costas Vellidis
  • Cynthia Keppel
  • Daniele Pedrini
  • David Clark
  • David Mason
  • Davison Soper
  • Doreen Wackeroth
  • Duong Nguyen
  • Edmond Berger
  • Elisabetta Furlan
  • Fabio Maltoni
  • Fredrick Olness
  • Gabriele Chiodini
  • Gabriele Chiodini
  • Heidi Schellman
  • Indira D. Vergara-Quispe
  • Inga Bucinskaite
  • James Dolen
  • JEAN- MAURICE COANGA
  • Jeff Owens
  • Jeffrey Berryhill
  • Jeremy Robert Love
  • Jonathan Walsh
  • Joshua Isaacson
  • Juan Rojo
  • Jun Gao
  • Kadir Ocalan
  • Kalanand Mishra
  • Keith Rose
  • Kenichi Hatakeyama
  • Kihyeon Cho
  • Konstantin Goulianos
  • Leonard Apanasevich
  • Lovedeep Kaur Saini
  • Marek Zielinski
  • Markus Klute
  • Matthew Low
  • Michelangelo Mangano
  • Nhan Viet Tran
  • Nicola Orlando
  • Nikos Varelas
  • Nobuo Sato
  • Pushpa Bhat
  • Rahmat Rahmat
  • Ram Lal Awasthi
  • Richard Cavanaugh
  • Richard Kriske
  • Ringaile Placakyte
  • Robert Blair
  • Robert Ciesielski
  • Sanmay Ganguly
  • Seema Sharma
  • Simone Alioli
  • Stefan Hoeche
  • Stefan Prestel
  • Stefano Camarda
  • Stephen Mrenna
  • Sudha Ahuja
  • Suvadeep Bose
  • Titas Roy
  • Tutanon Sinthuprasith
  • Vadim Oreshkin
  • Victor Kim
  • Ye Li
  • Zack Sullivan
  • Thursday, November 14
    • 9:00 AM 10:30 AM
      Event Generator Tuning
      Conveners: Judith Katzy (Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron (DE)) , Steve Mrenna (Fermi National Accelerator Lab. (US))
      • 9:00 AM
        ATLAS Status of MC tuning 20m
        Speaker: Stefano Camarda (Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron (DE))
        Slides
      • 9:20 AM
        CMS Status of MC tuning 20m
        Speaker: Steve Mrenna (Fermi National Accelerator Lab. (US))
        Slides
      • 9:40 AM
        Status of diffractive models 20m
        Speaker: Dr Robert Adam Ciesielski (The Rockefeller University)
        Slides
      • 10:00 AM
        Status of RIVET and perspectives on tuning 30m
        Speaker: Andy Buckley (University of Edinburgh (GB))
        Slides
    • 10:30 AM 11:00 AM
      Coffee break 30m
    • 11:00 AM 12:30 PM
      NLO Event Generators
      Conveners: Simone Alioli (LBNL & UC Berkeley) , Stefan Hoeche (SLAC)
      • 11:00 AM
        Status of parton showers 30m
        Speaker: Stefan Prestel (Lund University (SE))
        Slides
      • 11:30 AM
        NLO and parton shower matching 30m
        Speaker: Prof. Christian Bauer (UC Berkeley)
        Slides
      • 12:00 PM
        Matrix-element parton-shower merging 30m
        Speaker: Frank Martin Krauss (University of Durham (GB))
        Slides
    • 12:30 PM 2:00 PM
      Lunch break 1h 30m
    • 2:00 PM 3:30 PM
      W/Z/photon+Jets
      Conveners: Dr Andrew Warren Askew (Florida State University (US)) , Joseph Owens (Florida State University)
      • 2:00 PM
        Vector Bosons + Jets: Experiment 45m
        (20'+25')
        Speaker: Jeffrey Berryhill (Fermi National Accelerator Lab. (US))
        Slides
      • 2:45 PM
        Vector Bosons+ Jets: Theory 45m
        (20'+25')
        Speaker: Michelangelo Mangano (CERN)
        Slides
    • 3:30 PM 4:00 PM
      Coffee break 30m
    • 4:00 PM 5:30 PM
      Jet Tools and Substructure
      Conveners: David Miller (University of Chicago (US)) , Prof. Davison Soper (University of Oregon)
      • 4:00 PM
        The use of substructure based observables for finding new physics 30m
        Speaker: Jeremy Robert Love (Argonne National Laboratory (US))
        Slides
      • 4:30 PM
        Relation of substructure observables to the structure of the theory 30m
        Speaker: Andrew Larkoski (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
        Slides
      • 5:00 PM
        A case study of using substructure analysis in new physics searches 30m
        Speaker: Nhan Viet Tran (Fermi National Accelerator Lab. (US))
        Slides
  • Friday, November 15
    • 9:00 AM 10:30 AM
      Parton Distribution Functions
      Conveners: Juan Rojo Chacon (CERN) , Prof. Pavel Nadolsky (Southern Methodist University)
      • 9:00 AM
        Introduction 5m
        Speaker: Juan Rojo Chacon (CERN)
        Slides
      • 9:05 AM
        Gluon PDF 20m
        Speakers: Jun Gao (CPPM/USTC) , Jun Gao (Southern Methodist University)
        Slides
      • 9:25 AM
        Quark PDFs at the LHC 20m
        Speaker: Ringaile Placakyte (Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron (DE))
        Slides
      • 9:45 AM
        Quark PDFs in non-LHC experiments 20m
        Speaker: Alberto Accardi (Hampton U. and Jefferson Lab)
        Slides
      • 10:05 AM
        LHAPDF6 10m
        Speaker: Andy Buckley (University of Edinburgh (GB))
        Slides
      • 10:15 AM
        Discussions 15m
    • 10:30 AM 11:00 AM
      Coffee break 30m
    • 11:00 AM 12:30 PM
      NLO and NNLO Predictions
      Conveners: Prof. Joey Huston (Michigan State University (US)) , Prof. Stefan Dittmaier (Albert-Ludwigs-Universitaet Freiburg (DE))
      • 11:00 AM
        Status of automated NLO calculations 30m
        Speakers: Stefan Hoche (SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory (US)) , Stefan Hoeche (SLAC) , Stefan Hoeche (University of Zurich)
        Slides
      • 11:30 AM
        Status of NNLO calculations 30m
        Speaker: Alexander Dimitrov Mitov (CERN)
        Slides
      • 12:00 PM
        Status of higher-order electroweak calculations 30m
        Speaker: Prof. Doreen Wackeroth (SUNY Buffalo)
        Slides
    • 12:30 PM 2:00 PM
      Lunch break 1h 30m
    • 2:00 PM 3:30 PM
      Higgs Production
      Conveners: Andrey Korytov (University of Florida (US)) , Frank Petriello (Northwestern University)
      • 2:00 PM
        Coupling measurements at the 14 TeV LHC versus the 8 TeV LHC 30m
        Speaker: Markus Klute (Massachusetts Inst. of Technology (US))
        Slides
      • 2:30 PM
        What can be learned from ratios of Higgs cross sections at 14 TeV over 8 TeV 30m
        Speakers: Jon Walsh (UC Berkeley) , Jonathan Walsh (University of Washington)
        Slides
      • 3:00 PM
        Taming QCD issues in gg-fusion with gg->ZZ or gg->gammagamma 20m
        Speakers: Fabrizio Caola (Universita' di Milano) , Fabrizio Caola (Johns Hopkins University)
        Slides
    • 4:00 PM 5:00 PM
      W&C seminar: Michelangelo Mangano (CERN)
      slides