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The process pp → μ +ν μ e+νejj receives several contributions of different orders in the strong and electroweak coupling constants. Using appropriate event selections, this process is dominated by vector-boson scattering (VBS) and has recently been measured at the LHC. It is thus of prime importance to estimate precisely each contribution. In this article we compute for the first...

The production of a neutral and a charged vector boson with subsequent decays into three charged leptons and a neutrino is a very important process for precision tests of the Standard Model of elementary particles and in searches for anomalous triple-gauge-boson couplings. In this article, the first computation of next-to-leading-order electroweak corrections to the production of...

We present the computer code RECOLA2 along with the first NLO electroweak corrections to Higgs production in vector-boson fusion and updated results for Higgs strahlung in the Two-Higgs-Doublet Model and Higgs-Singlet extension of the Standard Model. A fully automated procedure for the generation of tree-level and one-loop matrix elements in general models, including...

For the first time the next-to-leading-order electroweak corrections to the full off-shell production of two top quarks that decay leptonically are presented. This calculation includes all off-shell, non-resonant, and interference effects for the 6-particle phase space. While the electroweak corrections are below one per cent for the integrated cross section, they reach up to 15...

Eur. Phys. J. C
Automation of NLO QCD and EW corrections with S H E R PA and R E C O L A
Benedikt Biedermann 1
Stephan Bräuer
**Ansgar** **Denner** 1
Mathieu Pellen 1
Steffen Schumann
Jennifer M

We present NLO electroweak corrections to Higgs production in association with off-shell top-antitop quark pairs. The full process \( \mathrm{pp}\to {\mathrm{e}}^{+}{\nu}_{\mathrm{e}}{\mu}^{-}{\overline{\nu}}_{\mu}\mathrm{b}\overline{\mathrm{b}}\mathrm{H} \) is considered, and hence all interference, off-shell, and non-resonant contributions are taken into account. The...

We present a state-of-the-art calculation of the next-to-leading-order electroweak corrections to ZZ production, including the leptonic decays of the Z bosons into μ + μ −e+e− or μ + μ − μ + μ − final states. We use complete leading-order and next-to-leading-order matrix elements for four-lepton production, including contributions of virtual photons and all off-shell effects of Z...

We compute the hadronic production of top-antitop pairs in association with a Higgs boson at next-to-leading-order QCD, including the decay of the top and antitop quark into bottom quarks and leptons. Our computation is based on full leading and next-to-leading-order matrix elements for \( {\mathrm{e}}^{+}{\nu}_{\mathrm{e}}{\mu}^{-}{\overline{\nu}}_{\mu}\mathrm{b}\overline...

We present a consistent renormalization scheme for the CP-conserving Two-Higgs-Doublet Model based on \( \overline{\mathrm{MS}} \) renormalization of the mixing angles and the soft-Z 2-symmetry-breaking scale M sb in the Higgs sector. This scheme requires to treat tadpoles fully consistently in all steps of the calculation in order to provide gauge-independent S-matrix elements...

We investigate unitarity within the complex-mass scheme, a convenient universal scheme for perturbative calculations involving unstable particles in quantum field theory which guarantees exact gauge invariance. Since this scheme requires one to introduce complex masses and complex couplings, the Cutkosky cutting rules, which express perturbative unitarity in theories of stable...

The next-to-leading-order electroweak corrections to \( \mathrm{pp}\to {l}^{+}{l}^{-}/\overline{\nu}\nu +\upgamma +X \) production, including all off-shell effects of intermediate Z bosons in the complex-mass scheme, are calculated for LHC energies, revealing the typically expected large corrections of tens of percent in the TeV range. Contributions from quark-photon and photon...

We present a calculation of the next-to-leading-order electroweak corrections to W+γ production, including the leptonic decay of the W boson and taking into account all off-shell effects of the W boson, where the finite width of the W boson is implemented using the complex-mass scheme. Corrections induced by incoming photons are fully included and find particular emphasis in the...