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The Black Book of Quantum Chromodynamics
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The Black Book of Quantum Chromodynamics: A Primer for the LHC Era

John Campbell, Joey Huston, and Frank Krauss


The LHC (Large Hadron Collider) will serve as the energy frontier for high-energy physics for the next 20 years. The highlight of the LHC running so far has been the discovery of the Higgs boson, but the LHC programme has also consisted of the measurement of a myriad of other Standard Model processes, as well as searches for Beyond-the-Standard-Model physics, and the discrimination between possible new physics signatures and their Standard Model backgrounds. Essentially all of the physics processes at the LHC depend on quantum chromodynamics, or QCD, in the production, or in the decay stages, ... More

Keywords: LHC, Tevatron, QCD, Standard Model, Higgs boson, W/Z bosons, jets, parton showers, resummation, parton distribution functions

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9780199652747
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2018 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780199652747.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

John Campbell, author
Senior Scientist, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory

Joey Huston, author
MSU Foundation Professor of Physics and Astronomy, Michigan State University

Frank Krauss, author
Professor for Particle Physics, Durham University