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Permanent URL to this publication: http://dx.doi.org/10.5167/uzh-32078

Gleisberg, T; Höche, S; Krauss, F; Schönherr, M; Schumann, S; Siegert, F; Winter, J (2009). Event generation with SHERPA 1.1. Journal of High Energy Physics, (02):007.

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In this paper the current release of the Monte Carlo event generator Sherpa, version 1.1, is presented. Sherpa is a general-purpose tool for the simulation of particle collisions at high-energy colliders. It contains a very flexible tree-level matrix-element generator for the calculation of hard scattering processes within the Standard Model and various new physics models. The emission of additional QCD partons off the initial and final states is described through a parton-shower model. To consistently combine multi-parton matrix elements with the QCD parton cascades the approach of Catani, Krauss, Kuhn and Webber is employed. A simple model of multiple interactions is used to account for underlying events in hadron-hadron collisions. The fragmentation of partons into primary hadrons is described using a phenomenological cluster-hadronisation model. A comprehensive library for simulating tau-lepton and hadron decays is provided. Where available form-factor models and matrix elements are used, allowing for the inclusion of spin correlations; effects of virtual and real QED corrections are included using the approach of Yennie, Frautschi and Suura.

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Item Type:Journal Article, refereed, original work
Communities & Collections:07 Faculty of Science > Institute for Computational Science
DDC:530 Physics
Language:English
Date:2009
Deposited On:27 Feb 2010 15:02
Last Modified:23 Nov 2012 13:07
Publisher:Institute of Physics Publishing
ISSN:1029-8479
Publisher DOI:10.1088/1126-6708/2009/02/007
Related URLs:http://arxiv.org/abs/0811.4622

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