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Present theoretical uncertainties on charm hadroproduction in QCD and prompt neutrino fluxes

M.V. Garzelli, S. Moch, G. Sigl, A. Capone, G. De Bonis, I. Di Palma, C. Perrina
2016 EPJ Web of Conferences  
Prompt neutrino fluxes are basic backgrounds in the search of high-energy neutrinos of astrophysical origin, performed by means of full-size neutrino telescopes located at Earth, under ice or under water. Predictions for these fluxes are provided on the basis of up-to-date theoretical results for charm hadroproduction in perturbative QCD, together with a comprehensive discussion of the various sources of theoretical uncertainty affecting their computation, and a quantitative estimate of each
more » ... estimate of each uncertainty contribution.
doi:10.1051/epjconf/201611608002 fatcat:vzw72hotkjcgvbrb7rlz55y3tu