Department

Physics

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

7-11-2011

Abstract

I present results for the top quark rapidity distribution at Large Hadron Collider and Tevatron energies, including higher-order corrections from threshold resummation. Approximate next-to-next-to-leading-order (NNLO) results are obtained by adding the NNLO soft-gluon corrections at next-to-next-to-leading-logarithm level to the exact next-to-leading-order calculation. Theoretical predictions are shown for the rapidity distribution, including the scale dependence of the distributions. The forward-backward asymmetry at the Tevatron is also calculated.

Journal

Physical Review D - Particles, Fields, Gravitation and Cosmology

Journal ISSN

15507998

Volume

84

Issue

1

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

10.1103/PhysRevD.84.011504

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