Reference : Quasi-Elastic Production at Hadronic Colliders
Dissertations and theses : Doctoral thesis
Physical, chemical, mathematical & earth Sciences : Physics
http://hdl.handle.net/2268/87710
Quasi-Elastic Production at Hadronic Colliders
English
Dechambre, Alice mailto [Université de Liège - ULg > Département d'astrophys., géophysique et océanographie (AGO) > Interactions fondamentales en physique et astrophysique >]
15-Jul-2010
Université de Liège, ​Liège, ​​Belgique
Diplome de Docteur en Science
185
Cudell, Jean-René mailto
Cugnon, Joseph mailto
Royon, Christophe
Forshaw, Jeff
Ivanov, Igor mailto
[en] Central exclusive production ; Higgs ; LHC physics
[en] Quasi-elastic production is usually viewed as a golden signal for the detection of objects such as the Higgs boson(s) or exotic particles and this is due to the very clean final state and the lack of hadronic remnants after the interaction. In view of the recent data from CDF Run II, we critically re-evaluated the standard approach to the calculation of quasi-elastic cross sections in the high-energy limit and evaluated the uncertainties that affect this kind of process.
The main idea of this work was to understand the various ingredients that enter the calculation and the uncertainties coming from each of them. We studied and narrowed down these uncertainties using available data on dijets quasi-elastic event at the TeVatron. All the arguments developed apply to high-mass central systems and lead to a prediction of the Higgs quasi-elastic cross section at the LHC energies.
IFPA, Dep. AGO
Université de Liège
Researchers ; Professionals ; Students
http://hdl.handle.net/2268/87710
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