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Vbfnlo: A parton level Monte Carlo for processes with electroweak bosons

K. Arnold, M. Bähr, G. Bozzi, F. Campanario, C. Englert, T. Figy, N. Greiner, C. Hackstein, V. Hankele, B. Jäger, G. Klämke, M. Kubocz (+5 others)
2009 Computer Physics Communications  
VBFNLO is a fully flexible parton level Monte Carlo program for the simulation of vector boson fusion, double and triple vector boson production in hadronic collisions at next-to-leading order in the strong  ...  In addition, VBFNLO implements CP-even and CP-odd Higgs boson via gluon fusion, associated with two jets, at the leading-order one-loop level with the full top- and bottom-quark mass dependence in a generic  ...  Ìʽ È Ö Ñ Ø Ö Û ×Û Ø × ÓÒ Ø Ø Ú Ä Ö Ò Ò Ô Ö Ñ Ø Ö¹ Þ Ø ÓÒ Õº´½µº Ì ÙÐØ Ú ÐÙ × º Ð× ºº • Ä Å Å ×× × Ð × Λ 5e Ò Λ 5o Ò ÙÒ Ø× Ó Î Û Ø ¼ Î Ó× Ò × ÙÐغ • ÀÏϸ À ¸ À ¸ À È Ö Ñ Ø Ö× Û Ø ÖÑ Ò Ø ÓÙ¹ ÔÐ Ò × g HV  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.cpc.2009.03.006 fatcat:2zqg5i47pncj5m3w7jmpncsoki

VBFNLO: A parton level Monte Carlo for processes with electroweak bosons -- Manual for Version 2.7.0 [article]

J. Baglio, J. Bellm, G. Bozzi, M. Brieg, F. Campanario, C. Englert, B. Feigl, J. Frank, T. Figy, F. Geyer, C. Hackstein, V. Hankele (+14 others)
2014 arXiv   pre-print
VBFNLO is a flexible parton level Monte Carlo program for the simulation of vector boson fusion (VBF), QCD induced single and double vector boson production plus two jets, and double and triple vector  ...  For the new version -- Version 2.7.0 -- several major enhancements have been included into VBFNLO.  ...  We also gratefully acknowledge the collaboration of Stefan Kallweit and Georg Weiglein in calculating corrections for specific processes.  ... 
arXiv:1107.4038v3 fatcat:kyduxta4trhrzcmwsxofs67p4i

Release Note -- Vbfnlo-2.6.0 [article]

K. Arnold, J. Bellm, G. Bozzi, F. Campanario, C. Englert, B. Feigl, J. Frank, T. Figy, B. Jager, M. Kerner, M. Kubocz, C. Oleari (+7 others)
2012 arXiv   pre-print
Vbfnlo is a flexible parton level Monte Carlo program for the simulation of vector boson fusion (VBF), double and triple vector boson (plus jet) production in hadronic collisions at next-to-leading order  ...  The diboson processes WW, WZ and W\gamma can be run with anomalous gauge boson couplings, and anomalous couplings between a Higgs and a pair of gauge bosons is included in WW, ZZ, Z\gamma and \gamma\gamma  ...  past contributions to the Vbfnlo code.  ... 
arXiv:1207.4975v1 fatcat:6icfsgoty5dxxl5hzisjfxi47a

Release Note - VBFNLO 2.7.0 [article]

J. Baglio, J. Bellm, F. Campanario, B. Feigl, J. Frank, T. Figy, M. Kerner, L.D. Ninh, S. Palmer, M. Rauch, R. Roth, F. Schissler (+1 others)
2014 arXiv   pre-print
VBFNLO is a flexible parton level Monte Carlo program for the simulation of vector boson fusion (VBF), double and triple vector boson (plus jet) production as well as QCD-induced single and double vector  ...  Additionally, the VBF-Higgs production process with decay into WW or ZZ supports semi-leptonic decays of the gauge bosons.  ...  Oleari, Stefan Prestel, Heidi Rzehak, Michael Spannowsky and Malgorzata Worek for their past contributions to the Vbfnlo code.  ... 
arXiv:1404.3940v1 fatcat:lrsbfzvddngrzhnp2k2nln5gfu

NLO QCD corrections to processes with multiple electroweak bosons [article]

Dieter Zeppenfeld, G. Bozzi, F. Campanario, C. Englert, V. Hankele, S. Platzer, B. Jager, C. Oleari, M. Spannowsky, M. Worek
2010 arXiv   pre-print
The VBFNLO program package is a collection of Monte Carlo programs for the calculation of NLO QCD corrections to vector boson fusion cross sections, double and triple vector boson production, or the production  ...  of two electroweak bosons in association with an additional jet.  ...  Overview of VBFNLO Processes The VBFNLO package provides parton level Monte Carlos for the calculation of hadron collider cross sections and distributions with NLO QCD accuracy.  ... 
arXiv:1002.0292v1 fatcat:hkzgfckusrfapf2qm3ggohfzz4

Monte Carlo tools for studies of non-standard electroweak gauge boson interactions in multi-boson processes: A Snowmass White Paper [article]

Celine Degrande, Oscar Eboli, Bastian Feigl, Barbara Jäger, Wolfgang Kilian, Olivier Mattelaer, Michael Rauch, Jürgen Reuter, Marco Sekulla, and Doreen Wackeroth
2013 arXiv   pre-print
We perform a tuned comparison of predictions for multi-boson processes including non-standard electroweak interactions with MadGraph5, VBFNLO, and WHIZARD.  ...  In this Snowmass 2013 white paper, we review the effective field theory approach for studies of non-standard electroweak interactions in electroweak vector boson pair and triple production and vector boson  ...  [40] [41] [42] ] is a flexible parton-level Monte-Carlo generator for processes with electroweak bosons.  ... 
arXiv:1309.7890v1 fatcat:zxoqimdue5bnvesyrevdpi5ksy

Parton-shower matching systematics in vector-boson-fusion WW production

Michael Rauch, Simon Plätzer
2017 European Physical Journal C: Particles and Fields  
We perform a detailed analysis of next-to-leading order plus parton-shower matching in vector-boson-fusion WW production including leptonic decays.  ...  The study is performed in the Herwig 7 framework interfaced to VBFNLO 3, using the angular-ordered and dipole-based parton-shower algorithms combined with the subtractive and multiplicative matching algorithms  ...  and Peter Richardson for a careful review of the manuscript.  ... 
doi:10.1140/epjc/s10052-017-4860-3 fatcat:a3vbspqgnzfklptgtwpe2g5oxa

Parton-shower Effects in Vector-Boson-Fusion Processes [article]

Michael Rauch, Simon Plätzer
2016 arXiv   pre-print
We investigate the effects of combining next-to-leading order QCD results with parton-shower effects in W^+W^-jj production via vector-boson fusion including leptonic decays.  ...  A consistent treatment of renormalisation and factorisation scale variations in the hard process and the parton shower allows to assign more reliable theory uncertainty predictions to key distributions  ...  We are grateful to the other members of the Herwig and VBFNLO collaborations for encouragement and helpful discussions.  ... 
arXiv:1607.00159v1 fatcat:glkjyrquh5d5plbb5usmg5xsxq

Monte Carlo Generators for the LHC [article]

Malgorzata Worek
2007 arXiv   pre-print
The status of two Monte Carlo generators, HELAC-PHEGAS, a program for multi-jet processes and VBFNLO, a parton level program for vector boson fusion processes at NLO QCD, is briefly presented.  ...  A substantial speed up has been obtained with Monte Carlo (MC) techniques to perform the sum over helicity and color configurations [5, 6] .  ...  However, there are a few MC programs for specialised processes. In particular, Vbfnlo belongs to this category 4 when various Vector Boson Fusion (VBF) processes are concerned.  ... 
arXiv:0710.2785v1 fatcat:idsyzcbvwff7lkj4iy7jptna6i

Parton-shower effects on Higgs boson production via vector-boson fusion in association with three jets

Barbara Jäger, Franziska Schissler, Dieter Zeppenfeld
2014 Journal of High Energy Physics  
with parton-shower programs.  ...  We present an implementation of Higgs boson production via vector-boson fusion in association with three jets at hadron colliders in the POWHEG-BOX, a framework for the matching of NLO-QCD calculations  ...  Acknowledgments We are grateful to Carlo Oleari for help with implementing the code in the POWHEG BOX repository. The work of B.  ... 
doi:10.1007/jhep07(2014)125 fatcat:6m4n3lxabzeuvc5blve2gdm7q4

NLO-QCD corrections to Wγj production

F. Campanario, C. Englert, M. Spannowsky, D. Zeppenfeld
2009 Europhysics letters  
We calculate the W^±γ j + X-production cross sections at next-to-leading order QCD for Tevatron and LHC collisions.  ...  We include leptonic decays of the W to light leptons, with all off-shell effects taken into account. The corrections are sizable and have significant impact on the differential distributions.  ...  We devote special care to the development of a fully flexible, numerically stable parton level Monte Carlo implementation, based on the Vbfnlo framework [8] .  ... 
doi:10.1209/0295-5075/88/11001 fatcat:h5yrjfckz5eirfjjxs2ttscgye

NLO Multijet Merging for Higgs Production Beyond the VBF Approximation [article]

Tinghua Chen, Terrance M. Figy, Simon Plätzer
2021 arXiv   pre-print
For the simulation of the hard scattering processes, we use the HJets library for the full calculation and VBFNLO for the approximate calculation to compute the 2→ h+n amplitudes at tree-level with n=2,3,4  ...  We present results of the simulation of electroweak Higgs boson production at the Large Hadron Collider using both the NLO multijet merging and NLO matching frameworks provided by the general purpose event  ...  The underlying hard scat- of a parton-level Monte Carlo program for VBF Higgs tering processes contributing to the production of a  ... 
arXiv:2109.03730v2 fatcat:ujietdbagjdclcxk33ercanlya

Wγγproduction with leptonic decays at next-to-leading order QCD

G. Bozzi, F. Campanario, M. Rauch, D. Zeppenfeld
2011 Physical Review D  
Numerical results for the LHC and the Tevatron are obtained through a parton level Monte Carlo based on the structure of the VBFNLO program, allowing an easy implementation of general cuts and distributions  ...  The computation of the NLO-QCD corrections to the cross sections for W \gamma \gamma production in hadronic collisions is presented.  ...  We have implemented our calculation within the VBFNLO framework [12] , a parton level Monte Carlo program which allows the definition of general acceptance cuts and distributions.  ... 
doi:10.1103/physrevd.83.114035 fatcat:jeppabpmsjczfmkeivfe32fl5q

Higgs production via weak boson fusion in the standard model and the MSSM

Terrance Figy, Sophy Palmer, Georg Weiglein
2012 Journal of High Energy Physics  
the public Monte Carlo program VBFNLO which includes the NLO QCD corrections.  ...  These results have been combined with all one-loop corrections of Standard Model type and with the propagator-type corrections from the Higgs sector of the MSSM up to the two-loop level.  ...  Acknowledgments We would like to thank A. Denner, H. Rzehak and W. Hollik for useful discussions. We are very grateful to M. Rauch for assistance with the SUSY comparisons, and to P.  ... 
doi:10.1007/jhep02(2012)105 fatcat:ohckeqj32nfrfkjxuhexsigb2m

Parton shower effects on W and Z production via vector boson fusion at NLO QCD

Franziska Schissler, Dieter Zeppenfeld
2013 Journal of High Energy Physics  
We present the implementation of electroweak Zjj and Wjj production via vector boson fusion with fully leptonic decays at NLO QCD in the POWHEG framework.  ...  These processes represent an important background to Higgs searches in vector boson fusion, but they also can be seen as signal processes to study anomalous triple vector boson couplings as well as the  ...  Acknowledgments We thank Stefan Gieseke for many useful discussions concerning the differences between Herwig++ and Pythia and for carefully reading the manuscript.  ... 
doi:10.1007/jhep04(2013)057 fatcat:vps4pyd5ofapplb7jft4ew2ft4
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