Matrix-element corrections to parton shower simulations for Higgs hadroproduction

Corcella, G. and Moretti, S. (2004) Matrix-element corrections to parton shower simulations for Higgs hadroproduction. Physics Letters B, 590, (3-4), 249-257. (doi:10.1016/j.physletb.2004.04.010).


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We implement matrix-element corrections to HERWIG parton shower simulations for Standard Model Higgs boson production at hadron colliders. We study the Higgs transverse momentum distribution and compare different versions of HERWIG and resummed calculations. The HERWIG results exhibit a remarkable improvement as many more events are generated at large transverse momentum after the inclusion of matrix-element corrections.

Item Type: Article
Digital Object Identifier (DOI): doi:10.1016/j.physletb.2004.04.010
ISSNs: 0370-2693 (print)
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Subjects: Q Science > QC Physics
Divisions : University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Physics and Astronomy
ePrint ID: 57155
Accepted Date and Publication Date:
24 June 2004Published
Date Deposited: 14 Aug 2008
Last Modified: 31 Mar 2016 12:38

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