EPJ Web of Conferences
Volume 49, 2013HCP 2012 – Hadron Collider Physics Symposium 2012
|Number of page(s)||5|
|Published online||20 May 2013|
Production of W/Z in Association with Jets
Department of Physics, National Central University, Chung-Li, 32001, Taiwan
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This article summarizes recent Tevatron and LHC measurements of W/Z production in association with inclusive jets. The differential cross sections are measured as a function of jet multiplicity and various kinematic variables of jets or W/Z boson. Third-jet emission probability, angular correlations among reconstructed objects, and an event shape variable are studied. A first measurement of electroweak production cross section of the Z boson with two forward-backward jets is also presented. All results are compared to next-to-leading order perturbative QCD calculations and predictions of simulations that interface matrix-element calculations with parton showers. These studies constrain the backgrounds to searches for physics beyond the standard model.
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