author={Stefano Carrazza},
  journal={arXiv: High Energy Physics - Phenomenology},
  • S. Carrazza
  • Published 1 September 2015
  • Physics
  • arXiv: High Energy Physics - Phenomenology
We present the first unbiased determination of parton distribution functions (PDFs) with electroweak corrections. The aim of this thesis is to provide an exhaustive description of the theoretical framework and the technical implementation which leads to the determination of a set of PDFs which includes the photon PDF and quantum electrodynamics (QED) contributions to parton evolution. First, we introduce and motivate the need of including electroweak corrections to PDFs, providing… 

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