PoS - Proceedings of Science
Volume 414 - 41st International Conference on High Energy physics (ICHEP2022) - Heavy Ions
A tool for automated perturbative cross section computations of asymmetric hadronic collisions at next-to-leading order using the $\texttt{MadGraph5_aMC@NLO}$ framework
A. Safronov*, C. Flore, D. Kikola, A. Kusina, J.P. Lansberg, O. Mattelaer and H.S. Shao
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Pre-published on: November 28, 2022
Published on: June 15, 2023
Automated perturbative computations of cross sections for hard processes in asymmetric hadronic collisions at next-to-leading order in $\alpha_s$ will offer a wide range of applications, such as more robust predictions for new experimental codes, the phenomenology of heavy-ion collisions, and the interpretation of the LHC and RHIC data. Such a goal can now be achieved using $\texttt{MadGraph5_aMC@NLO}$, a well-established tool for automatic generation of matrix elements and event generation for high energy physics processes in elementary collisions. We report here about the extension of $\texttt{MadGraph5_aMC@NLO}$, done by implementing computations for asymmetric collisions. These new capabilities will be made available via the EU Virtual Access NLOAccess (https://nloaccess.in2p3.fr).
DOI: https://doi.org/10.22323/1.414.0494
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