Precise QCD predictions for jet production at the LHC
1 Dipartimento di Fisica, Università di Genova and INFN, Sezione di Genova, Via Dodecaneso 33, I-16146 Genova, Italy
2 Dipartimento di Fisica, Università di Milano and INFN, Sezione di Milano, Via Celoria 16, I-20133 Milano, Italy
a e-mail: email@example.com
b address from January 2015
Published online: 24 March 2015
Theoretical predictions used in experimental analysis of LHC data have an inherent theoretical uncertainty associated to the relevant order in the perturbative expansion that the observable is computed. In this talk we briefly introduce and motivate the topic of QCD radiative corrections stressing the impact of including higher-order QCD effects in the theory predictions and in particular we consider two-loop QCD corrections. We present numerical results at NNLO for gluonic jet production where jets are reconstructed using the anti-kT jet algorithm from gluon-gluon and quark-antiquark scattering and discuss the inclusion of leading-NF quark contributions in the final-state.
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