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Subtraction method of computing QCD jet cross sections at NNLO accuracy


Trócsányi, Z; Somogyi, G (2008). Subtraction method of computing QCD jet cross sections at NNLO accuracy. Nuclear Physics B - Proceedings Supplements, 183:30-35.

Abstract

We present a general subtraction method for computing radiative corrections to QCD jet cross sections at next-to-next-to-leading order accuracy. The steps needed to set up this subtraction scheme are the same as those used in next-to-leading order computations. However, all steps need non-trivial modifications, which we implement such that that those can be defined at any order in perturbation theory. We give a status report of the implementation of the method to computing jet cross sections in electron-positron annihilation at the next-to-next-to-leading order accuracy.

We present a general subtraction method for computing radiative corrections to QCD jet cross sections at next-to-next-to-leading order accuracy. The steps needed to set up this subtraction scheme are the same as those used in next-to-leading order computations. However, all steps need non-trivial modifications, which we implement such that that those can be defined at any order in perturbation theory. We give a status report of the implementation of the method to computing jet cross sections in electron-positron annihilation at the next-to-next-to-leading order accuracy.

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Item Type:Journal Article, refereed, original work
Communities & Collections:07 Faculty of Science > Institute for Computational Science
Dewey Decimal Classification:530 Physics
Language:English
Date:October 2008
Deposited On:06 Mar 2009 09:49
Last Modified:05 Apr 2016 13:07
Publisher:Elsevier
ISSN:0920-5632
Publisher DOI:10.1016/j.nuclphysbps.2008.09.078
Related URLs:http://arxiv.org/abs/0807.0520
Permanent URL: http://doi.org/10.5167/uzh-16766

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