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Volume 316 - XXVI International Workshop on Deep-Inelastic Scattering and Related Subjects (DIS2018) - WG5: Physics with Heavy Flavours
Large transverse momentum top production at NLO+NLL accuracy
M. Cacciari
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Pre-published on: 2018 September 20
Published on: 2018 November 23
We introduce a new version of the FONLL code, now capable of calculating differential distributions for top quark production with next-to-leading-log resummation of $\log(p_t/m)$ terms. Numerical results for LHC and FCC kinematics are presented. In the transverse momentum region presently explored by ATLAS and CMS, no significant difference with respect to available fixed order predictions is predicted by FONLL. The large transverse momentum resummation of FONLL may instead become relevant if top is ever measured at
transverse momentum scales of several TeV.
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