NLO-QCD corrections to productionF. Campanario1, 2, C. Englert1, M. Spannowsky1 and D. Zeppenfeld1
1 Institute for Theoretical Physics, University of Karlsruhe, KIT - 76128 Karlsruhe, Germany, EU
2 Departament de Física Teòrica and IFIC, Universitat de València - CSIC - E-46100 Burjassot, València, Spain, EU
received 19 August 2009; accepted in final form 23 September 2009; published October 2009
published online 23 October 2009
We calculate the production cross-sections at next-to-leading-order QCD for Tevatron and LHC collisions. We include leptonic decays of the W to light leptons, with all off-shell effects taken into account. The corrections are sizable and have significant impact on the differential distributions.
12.38.Bx - Perturbative calculations.
13.85.-t - Hadron-induced high- and super-high-energy interactions (energy > 10 GeV).
14.70.Bh - Photons.
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