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    3 == [http://cdsagenda5.ictp.trieste.it/full_display.php?email=0&ida=a07179  Signaling the Arrival of the LHC Era] <br /><br /> Top Quark Physics at the LHC ==
     3== [http://cdsagenda5.ictp.trieste.it/full_display.php?email=0&ida=a07179  Signaling the Arrival of the LHC Era] [[br]][[br]] Top Quark Physics at the LHC ==
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    55=== Authors ===
     
    2525Decay
    2626
    27    * [:TopWidth:Top width]: Calculate the width of the top quark.
    28    * [:DeadCone:Radiation from heavy quarks]: the dead cone in %$e^+e^- \to Q \bar Q g$%.
    29    * [:TopDecaySpinCorrelations: W+ polarization in top decays].
     27   * [wiki:TopWidth Top width]: Calculate the width of the top quark.
     28   * [wiki:DeadCone Radiation from heavy quarks]: the dead cone in $e^+e^- \to Q \bar Q g$.
     29   * [wiki:TopDecaySpinCorrelations W+ polarization in top decays].
    3030
    3131Production
    3232
    33    * [:tt:top production] : %$t \bar t$% production and single top at Tevatron vs LHC.
    34    * [:scalar:scalar vs fermion top cross sections at hadron colliders] : Compare the production of scalar and fermion heavy color triplets in hadron collisions.
    35    * [:SpinCorr:Spin Correlations in top production]
     33   * [wiki:tt top production] : $t \bar t$ production and single top at Tevatron vs LHC.
     34   * [wiki:scalar scalar vs fermion top cross sections at hadron colliders] : Compare the production of scalar and fermion heavy color triplets in hadron collisions.
     35   * [wiki:SpinCorr Spin Correlations in top production]
    3636
    3737=== Light material on the heaviest quark ===
     
    5252   * Look at the new physics models and check the particle and interactions content.
    5353   * Generate events for a few selected processes and look at the plots:
    54       * ttbar production with decays: pp&gt;tt~&gt;bb~mu+e-ve~vm
    55       * Single top + Higgs: pp&gt;tHj (QCD=0, QED=3, j=gudsc,p=gudscb). Show that there is a large negative interference between the diagrams.
     54      * ttbar production with decays: pp>tt~>bb~mu+e-ve~vm
     55      * Single top + Higgs: pp>tHj (QCD=0, QED=3, j=gudsc,p=gudscb). Show that there is a large negative interference between the diagrams.
    5656
    5757Analysis Tools
     
    6767   * Importance sampling via an analytic transformation
    6868   * Von Neumann's rejection method : plain and improved
    69    * Phase space for 1 -&gt; n particles
     69   * Phase space for 1 -> n particles
    7070   * Vegas
    7171   * Top decay : comparison among the various methods
    72    * qq -&gt; tt production
     72   * qq -> tt production
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    7474All exercises are presented and solved this Mathematica Notebook: [attachment:mc101.http://cp3wks05.fynu.ucl.ac.be/twiki/pub/Physics/TAE2008/mc101.nb mc101.nb]. Reference: [http://www.slac.stanford.edu/spires/find/hep/www?eprint=hep-ph/0006269 Introduction to MC methods], by [http://wwwthep.physik.uni-mainz.de/~stefanw/ Stefan Weinzierl]