July 31, 2017 to August 4, 2017
Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory
US/Central timezone

NNLO QCD Predictions of W and Z Bosons in proton-proton collisions at 7, 8, 13, 14 and 100 TeV Center of Mass Energies

Jul 31, 2017, 6:40 PM
1m
Reception Area (Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory)

Reception Area

Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory

Speaker

Dr Emrah Tiras (Iowa State University)

Description

Large Hadron Collider has run at 7, 8, 13 TeV but it is expected and planned to collect data at 14 TeV center of mass energy in 2019. Meanwhile, a 100 TeV hadron collider, called Future Circular Collider (FCC), is proposed to be built as a post-LHC particle accelerator. Therefore, we estimated W and Z boson cross sections and their uncertainties at LO, NLO and NNLO QCD using different most modern PDF models to understand the effect of the energy increase from 7 to 100 TeV. The predictions are computed using publicly available parton level Monte Carlo program DYnnlo1.5 and FEWZ 3.1. PDF, strong coupling constant, scale, model and parameterization uncertainties are considered and their size changes by energy increase are investigated.

Primary author

Dr Hasan Ogul (Sinop University, Turkey)

Co-authors

Dr Emrah Tiras (Iowa State University) Dr Kamuran Dilsiz (Bingol University, Turkey)

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