The total top-pair production cross section at NNLL

M. Beneke, P. Falgari, S. Klein, J. Piclum, C. Schwinn, M. Ubiali, F. Yan

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Abstract

We present results for the total top-pair production cross section at the Tevatron and the LHC. Our predictions supplement fixed-order results with resummation of soft logarithms and Coulomb singularities to next-to-next-to-leading (NNLL) logarithmic accuracy and include top-antitop bound-state effects. The effects of resummation, the dependence on the PDF set used, the residual sources of theoretical uncertainty and their implication for measurements of the top-quark mass are discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)101-104
Number of pages4
JournalNuclear Physics B (Proceedings Supplements)
Volume234
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 2013

Keywords

  • Threshold resummation
  • Top-pair production

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