We study the production of a single top quark in association with a heavy extra Z' at hadron colliders in new physics models with and without flavor-changing neutral-current (FCNC) couplings. We use QCD soft-gluon resummation and threshold expansions to calculate higher-order corrections for the total cross section and transverse momentum distributions for t Z' production. The impact of the uncertainties due to the structure of the proton and scale dependence is also analyzed.
European Physics Journal C
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