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Volume 303 - Loops and Legs in Quantum Field Theory (LL2018) - Parallel 6
NNLO QCD Corrections to W+jet Production in NNLO JET
D. Walker,* N. Glover, A.Y. Huss, T. Gehrmann, A. Gehrmann-De Ridder
*corresponding author
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Published on: 2018 October 02
We give an overview of our calculation of the next-to-next-to-leading order (NNLO) QCD corrections to W + jet production in hadronic collisions. Phenomenological results for multiple differential distributions are compared to CMS data for 8 TeV proton–proton collisions. We further discuss the application of the calculation to the transverse momentum spectrum of inclusive W boson production, again accompanied by a comparison to 8 TeV CMS data. In both cases, the inclusion of NNLO QCD effects give an improved agreement between theory and data with considerably reduced scale uncertainties with respect to the next-to-leading order (NLO) results.
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