Proton-Proton Collisions

  • Ruth PöttgenEmail author
Part of the Springer Theses book series (Springer Theses)


This chapter is intended to give an overview of the basics of the description and simulation of proton-proton (pp) collisions. The terminology is introduced in Sect. 4.1. Section 4.2 contains a brief discussion of parton density functions and Sect. 4.3 introduces the basic concepts for the calculation of hadron–hadron cross sections. The simulation of collision events is described in Sect. 4.4 and an overview of the generators most relevant for this work is given.


Transverse Momentum Monte Carlo Parton Shower Initial State Radiation Lead Order 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.FysikumStockholms Universitet (SU)StockholmSweden

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