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Jet Physics at the LHC

The Strong Force beyond the TeV Scale

  • Klaus Rabbertz

Part of the Springer Tracts in Modern Physics book series (STMP, volume 268)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
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About this book

Introduction

This book reviews the latest experimental results on jet physics from proton-proton collisons at the LHC. Jets allow to determine the strong coupling constant over a wide range of energies up the highest ones possible so far, and to constrain the gluon parton distribution of the proton, both of which are important uncertainties on theory predictions in general and for the Higgs boson in particular.
A novel approach in this book is to categorize the examined quantities according to the types of absolute, ratio, or shape measurements and to explain in detail the advantages and differences. Including numerous illustrations and tables the physics message and impact of each observable is clearly elaborated.

Keywords

Absolute Cross Section Measurements Jet Cross Section Jet Detection in ATLAS and CMS Particle Jets Parton Distribution Function Proton Structure QCD Review Quantum Chromodynamics Strong Coupling Constant Theory of Jet Physics

Authors and affiliations

  • Klaus Rabbertz
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  1. 1.Institute for Experimental Nuclear PhysicsKarlsruhe Institute of TechnologyKarlsruheGermany

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-42115-5
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2017
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Physics and Astronomy
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-42113-1
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-42115-5
  • Series Print ISSN 0081-3869
  • Series Online ISSN 1615-0430
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