Production of a Z Boson and Two Jets with One Heavy-Quark Tag

@inproceedings{Campbell2006ProductionOA,
  title={Production of a Z Boson and Two Jets with One Heavy-Quark Tag},
  author={John Campbell and R. Keith Ellis and F. Maltoni and Scott S. Willenbrock},
  year={2006}
}
We present a next-to-leading-order calculation of the production of a Z boson with two jets, one or more of which contains a heavy quark (Q = c, b). We show that the cross section with only one heavy-quark jet is larger than that with two heavyquark jets at both the Fermilab Tevatron and the CERN LHC. These processes are the dominant irreducible backgrounds to a Higgs boson produced in association with a Z boson, followed by h → bb̄. Our calculation makes use of a heavy-quark distribution… CONTINUE READING
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