22-29 July 2015
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Vector boson production in association with jets and heavy flavor quarks from CMS

Jul 24, 2015, 5:45 PM


talk QCD and Hadronic Physics QCD and Hadronic Physics


Marco Peruzzi (CERN)


The production of vector bosons (V = W, Z or γ) in association with jets is a stringent test of perturbative QCD and is a background process in searches for new physics. Total and differential cross-section measurements of vector bosons produced in association with jets and heavy flavour quarks in proton-proton collisions at the LHC are presented. The measurements are compared to next-to leading order calculations and event simulations that devise matrix element calculations interfaced with parton showers.

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