QCD corrections to vector-boson fusion processes in Warped Higgsless models

Englert, C., Zeppenfeld, D. and Jäger, B. (2009) QCD corrections to vector-boson fusion processes in Warped Higgsless models. Journal of High Energy Physics, 2009(3), 060. (doi:10.1088/1126-6708/2009/03/060)

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Abstract

We discuss the signatures of a representative Higgsless model with ideal fermion delocalization in vector-boson fusion processes, focusing on the gold- and silver-plated decay modes of the gauge bosons at the CERN-Large Hadron Collider. For this purpose, we have developed a fully-flexible parton-level Monte-Carlo program, which allows for the calculation of cross sections and kinematic distributions within experimentally feasible selection cuts at NLO-QCD accuracy. We find that Kaluza-Klein resonances give rise to very distinctive distributions of the decay leptons. Similar to the Standard Model case, within the Higgsless scenario the perturbative treatment of the vector-boson scattering processes is under excellent control.

Item Type:Articles
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Englert, Dr Christoph
Authors: Englert, C., Zeppenfeld, D., and Jäger, B.
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Physics and Astronomy
Journal Name:Journal of High Energy Physics
Publisher:IOP Publishing
ISSN:1126-6708
ISSN (Online):1029-8479
Copyright Holders:Copyright © 2009 IOP Publishing
First Published:First published in Journal of High Energy Physics 2009(3):060
Publisher Policy:Reproduced in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher.
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