EPJ Web Conf.
Volume 158, 2017The XXIII International Workshop “High Energy Physics and Quantum Field Theory” (QFTHEP 2017)
|Number of page(s)||8|
|Section||Theoretical and Experimental Studies of Flavor Physics and Exotic States|
|Published online||24 October 2017|
Angular correlations in pair production at the LHC in the parton Reggeization approach
Samara National Research University, 34, Moskovskoe Shosse, Samara, 443086, Russia
Published online: 24 October 2017
We calculate angular correlation spectra between beauty (B) and anti-beauty mesons in proton-proton collisions in the leading order approximation of the parton Reggeization approach consistently merged with the next-to-leading order corrections from the emission of additional hard gluon (NLO* approximation). To describe b-quark hadronization we use the universal scale-depended parton-to-meson fragmentation functions extracted from the combined e+e- annihilation data. The Kimber-Martin-Ryskin model for the unintegrated parton distribution functions in a proton is implied. We have obtained good agreement between our predictions and data from the CMS Collaboration at the energy TeV for angular correlations within uncertainties and without free parameters.
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