Z/W + jets production at 8/13 TeV in CMS
Necmettin Erbakan University, Faculty of Aviation and Space Sciences, Koycegiz Campus, Meram, 42090 Konya, Turkey
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Published online: 25 November 2016
The production of vector bosons (Z and W) in association with jets provides a stringent test of perturbative QCD and is a background process in searches for new physics. Differential cross section measurements of vector bosons produced in association with jets and heavy flavour quarks in proton-proton collisions at center of mass energies of 8 TeV and 13 TeV in the CMS experiment at the LHC are presented. The measurements are compared to next-to-leading order calculations and event simulations that devise matrix element calculations interfaced with parton showers.
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