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Title: Higgs boson gluon–fusion production at threshold in N 3LO QCD

We present the cross-section for the threshold production of the Higgs boson at hadron-colliders at next-to-next-to-next-to-leading order (N 3LO) in perturbative QCD. Furthermore, we present an analytic expression for the partonic cross-section at threshold and the impact of these corrections on the numerical estimates for the hadronic cross-section at the LHC. With this result we achieve a major milestone towards a complete evaluation of the cross-section at N 3LO which will reduce the theoretical uncertainty in the determination of the strengths of the Higgs boson interactions.
Authors:
 [1] ;  [2] ;  [1] ;  [3] ;  [4] ;  [5] ;  [1]
  1. ETH Zurich (Switzerland)
  2. Univ. of Durham (United Kingdom)
  3. Fermi National Accelerator Lab. (FNAL), Batavia, IL (United States)
  4. Universitat Zurich (Switzerland)
  5. European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN), Geneva (Switzerland)
Publication Date:
Report Number(s):
FERMILAB-PUB-14-052-T; CERN-PH-TH-2014-042; IPPP-14-17; ZU-TH-07-14; DCPT-14-34
Journal ID: ISSN 0370-2693; arXiv eprint number arXiv:1403.4616; TRN: US1600998
Grant/Contract Number:
AC02-07CH11359
Type:
Published Article
Journal Name:
Physics Letters. Section B
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 737; Journal ID: ISSN 0370-2693
Publisher:
Elsevier
Research Org:
Fermi National Accelerator Lab. (FNAL), Batavia, IL (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), High Energy Physics (HEP) (SC-25)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
72 PHYSICS OF ELEMENTARY PARTICLES AND FIELDS
OSTI Identifier:
1197718
Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 1226275