10-12 April 2018
Europe/Zurich timezone

Implementing QED radiation in Vincia

12 Apr 2018, 14:40
4/3-006 - TH Conference Room (CERN)

4/3-006 - TH Conference Room


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Rob Verheyen (Radboud University Nijmegen)


Most parton showers currently work in the leading colour limit, allowing for coherent gluonic radiation through either angular ordering or the dipole/antenna formalist. For photon emission, the equivalent type of radiation in QED, there is no leading colour limit and the soft structure is more complicated. In this talk, I will discuss how we are including photonic emissions into the Vincia parton shower. I will briefly explain several available algorithms which have varying accuracy and speed.

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Rob Verheyen (Radboud University Nijmegen)

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