Department

Physics

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

5-16-2011

Abstract

I present the resummation of collinear and soft-gluon corrections to single top quark production in the t channel at next-to-next-to-leading logarithm accuracy using two-loop soft anomalous dimensions. The expansion of the resummed cross section yields approximate next-to-next-to-leading-order cross sections. Numerical results for t-channel single top quark (or single antitop) production at the Tevatron and the LHC are presented, including the dependence of the cross sections on the top quark mass and the uncertainties from scale variation and parton distributions. Combined results for all single top quark production channels are also given.

Journal

Physical Review D

Journal ISSN

2470-0010

Volume

93

Issue

9

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

10.1103/PhysRevD.83.091503

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