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Title: A study of multi-jet production in association with an electroweak vector boson

Here, we consider the production of a single Z or W boson in association with jets at the LHC. We compute the corresponding cross sections by matching NLO QCD predictions with the Herwig++ and Pythia8 parton showers, and by merging all of the underlying matrix elements with up to two light partons at the Born level. We compare our results with several 7-TeV measurements by the ATLAS and CMS collaborations, and overall we find a good agreement between theory and data.
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  1. Technische Univ. Munchen, Garching (Germany)
  2. INFN, Genoa (Italy)
  3. European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN), Geneva (Switzerland)
  4. SLAC National Accelerator Lab., Menlo Park, CA (United States)
  5. Univ. di Torino and INFN, Turin (Italy)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
Report Number(s):
Journal ID: ISSN 1029-8479; arXiv:1511.00847
Grant/Contract Number:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Journal of High Energy Physics (Online)
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Name: Journal of High Energy Physics (Online); Journal Volume: 2016; Journal Issue: 2; Journal ID: ISSN 1029-8479
Springer Berlin
Research Org:
SLAC National Accelerator Lab., Menlo Park, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), High Energy Physics (HEP) (SC-25)
Country of Publication:
United States
72 PHYSICS OF ELEMENTARY PARTICLES AND FIELDS Phenomenology-HEP; HEPTH; HEPPH; NLO Computations; Hadronic Colliders