• Corpus ID: 119291985

Introduction to parton-shower event generators

  title={Introduction to parton-shower event generators},
  author={Stefan Hoche},
  • S. Hoche
  • Published 14 November 2014
  • Physics
This lecture discusses the physics implemented by Monte Carlo event generators for hadron colliders. It details the construction of parton showers and the matching of parton showers to fixed-order calculations at higher orders in perturbative QCD. It also discusses approaches to merge calculations for a varying number of jets, the interface to the underlying event and hadronization. 


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