22-28 July 2010
Palais des Congrès de Paris
Europe/Paris timezone

Multi-jet merging with NLO matrix elements

23 Jul 2010, 09:30
17m
Salle 252B

Salle 252B

Parallel Session Talk 03 - Perturbative QCD, Jets and Diffractive Physics 03 - Perturbative QCD, Jets and Diffractive Physics

Speaker

Frank Siegert (IPPP Durham and UC London)

Description

Multi-jet merging of matrix elements and parton showers in Monte-Carlo event generators has become a crucial tool for LHC predictions. An existing algorithm for tree-level matrix elements is extended to full NLO accuracy.

Primary authors

Frank Krauss (IPPP Durham) Frank Siegert (IPPP Durham and UC London) Marek Schoenherr (IKTP, TU Dresden) Stefan Hoeche (ITP, Uni Zuerich)

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