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Title: NLO QCD corrections to SM-EFT dilepton and electroweak Higgs boson production, matched to parton shower in POWHEG

Abstract

Here, we discuss the Standard Model — Effective Field Theory (SM-EFT) contributions to neutral- and charge-current Drell-Yan production, associated production of the Higgs and a vector boson, and Higgs boson production via vector boson fusion. We consider all the dimension-six SM-EFT operators that contribute to these processes at leading order, include next-to-leading order QCD corrections, and interface them with parton showering and hadronization in Pythia8 according to the POWHEG method. We discuss existing constraints on the coefficients of dimension-six operators and identify differential and angular distributions that can differentiate between different effective operators, pointing to specific features of Beyond-the-Standard-Model physics.

Authors:
 [1]; ORCiD logo [2];  [3]; ORCiD logo [2]
  1. Univ. degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca, Milano (Italy); INFN, Milano (Italy)
  2. Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States)
  3. Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (LBNL), Berkeley, CA (United States)
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Research Org.:
Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Laboratory Directed Research and Development (LDRD) Program
OSTI Identifier:
1480030
Report Number(s):
LA-UR-18-23399
Journal ID: ISSN 1029-8479
Grant/Contract Number:  
AC52-06NA25396
Resource Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Journal of High Energy Physics (Online)
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Name: Journal of High Energy Physics (Online); Journal Volume: 2018; Journal Issue: 8; Journal ID: ISSN 1029-8479
Publisher:
Springer Berlin
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
74 ATOMIC AND MOLECULAR PHYSICS; Atomic; Nuclear and Particle Physics; Beyond Standard Model; Higgs Physics; Perturbative QCD

Citation Formats

Alioli, Simone, Dekens, Wouter Gerard, Girard, Michael, and Mereghetti, Emanuele. NLO QCD corrections to SM-EFT dilepton and electroweak Higgs boson production, matched to parton shower in POWHEG. United States: N. p., 2018. Web. doi:10.1007/JHEP08(2018)205.
Alioli, Simone, Dekens, Wouter Gerard, Girard, Michael, & Mereghetti, Emanuele. NLO QCD corrections to SM-EFT dilepton and electroweak Higgs boson production, matched to parton shower in POWHEG. United States. doi:10.1007/JHEP08(2018)205.
Alioli, Simone, Dekens, Wouter Gerard, Girard, Michael, and Mereghetti, Emanuele. Fri . "NLO QCD corrections to SM-EFT dilepton and electroweak Higgs boson production, matched to parton shower in POWHEG". United States. doi:10.1007/JHEP08(2018)205. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1480030.
@article{osti_1480030,
title = {NLO QCD corrections to SM-EFT dilepton and electroweak Higgs boson production, matched to parton shower in POWHEG},
author = {Alioli, Simone and Dekens, Wouter Gerard and Girard, Michael and Mereghetti, Emanuele},
abstractNote = {Here, we discuss the Standard Model — Effective Field Theory (SM-EFT) contributions to neutral- and charge-current Drell-Yan production, associated production of the Higgs and a vector boson, and Higgs boson production via vector boson fusion. We consider all the dimension-six SM-EFT operators that contribute to these processes at leading order, include next-to-leading order QCD corrections, and interface them with parton showering and hadronization in Pythia8 according to the POWHEG method. We discuss existing constraints on the coefficients of dimension-six operators and identify differential and angular distributions that can differentiate between different effective operators, pointing to specific features of Beyond-the-Standard-Model physics.},
doi = {10.1007/JHEP08(2018)205},
journal = {Journal of High Energy Physics (Online)},
number = 8,
volume = 2018,
place = {United States},
year = {2018},
month = {8}
}

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