Changes between Version 1 and Version 2 of NumSHEP2011


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    1616   * [http://www.hep.phy.cam.ac.uk/theory/webber/QCDbook.html QCD and Collider Physics] by Keith Ellis, James Stirling, Bryan Webber (Cambridge Monographs, 1996).
    17    * [:FurtherReading:Perspectives on LHC physics, Ed. by G. Kane and A. Pierce].
     17   * [wiki:FurtherReading Perspectives on LHC physics, Ed. by G. Kane and A. Pierce].
    1818   * [http://home.thep.lu.se/~torbjorn/pythia/lutp0613man2.pdf Pythia 6 Physics and Manual] (excellent introduction to event generation, parton showers and hadronization).
    1919=== Basic exercises 1: Familiarize with Software.MadGraph ===
     
    2222   * Register with a valid e-mail address
    2323   * Feynman diagrams. Generate a few processes (with different QED + QCD couplings) trying to guess which diagrams appear:
    24       * uu~>tt~
    25       * gg>tt~
    26       * gg>tt~h (in SM and HEFT)
    27       * uu~>tt~bb~
     24      * uu~>tt~
     25      * gg>tt~
     26      * gg>tt~h (in SM and HEFT)
     27      * uu~>tt~bb~
    2828   * Subprocess identification. List all subprocesses contributing to:
    29       * pp>l+vljj
    30       * pp>tt~bb~
    31       * pp>tt~jj
     29      * pp>l+vljj
     30      * pp>tt~bb~
     31      * pp>tt~jj
    3232   * Look at the new physics models and check the particle and interactions content.
    3333   * Advanced: Download the MG/ME package and play with the standalone version.
     
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    4040Example processes:
    41    * ttbar production: pp > tt~, QED=0
    42    * W production: pp > l+vl
    43    * Z/gamma* production: pp > e+e-
    44    * g g > (H > e+ ve mu- vm~) (in HEFT model)
    45    * p p > (W+>e+ ve) (W- > mu- vm~) (important background to previous process)
     41   * ttbar production: pp > tt~, QED=0
     42   * W production: pp > l+vl
     43   * Z/gamma* production: pp > e+e-
     44   * g g > (H > e+ ve mu- vm~) (in HEFT model)
     45   * p p > (W+>e+ ve) (W- > mu- vm~) (important background to previous process)
    4646=== Advanced exercises 1: The full simulation chain and advanced features ===
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    5252
    5353Study SM Higgs production at the LHC. Choose a channel and investigate signal and background, using either of the packages above:
    54    1. The 2 lepton + missing Et final state: %$ pp \to H\to W^+ W^- \to e^- \bar \nu_e \mu^+ \nu_\mu $%
     54   1. The 2 lepton + missing Et final state: $ pp \to H\to W^+ W^- \to e^- \bar \nu_e \mu^+ \nu_\mu $
    5555   1.
    5656      * Signal
     
    6060         * Events: [http://cp3wks05.fynu.ucl.ac.be/twiki/pub/Physics/DiscoverTheHiggs/hww-background.lhe.gz Parton Level] <span style="color: #000000;">|| </span>[http://cp3wks05.fynu.ucl.ac.be/twiki/pub/Physics/DiscoverTheHiggs/hww-background.lhco.gz Detector Level]
    6161         * Plots: [http://cp3wks05.fynu.ucl.ac.be/twiki/pub/Physics/DiscoverTheHiggs/hww-background-lhe.pdf Parton Level] <span style="color: #000000;">|| </span>[http://cp3wks05.fynu.ucl.ac.be/twiki/pub/Physics/DiscoverTheHiggs/hww-background-lhco.pdf Detector Level]
    62    1. Top associated production %$pp \to t\bar tH$% with %$H \to b \bar b$%
     62   1. Top associated production $pp \to t\bar tH$ with $H \to b \bar b$
    6363      * Signal + Background samples:
    6464         * Events: [http://cp3wks05.fynu.ucl.ac.be/twiki/pub/Physics/DiscoverTheHiggs/ttbb.lhe.gz Parton Level] || [http://cp3wks05.fynu.ucl.ac.be/twiki/pub/Physics/DiscoverTheHiggs/ttbb.lhco.gz Detector Level]
     
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