Automized Squark-Neutralino Production to Next-to-Leading Order.

Thomas Binoth, Dorival Goncalves Netto, David Lopez-Val, Kentaro Mawatari, Tilman Plehn, Ioan Wigmore

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Abstract

The production of one hard jet in association with missing transverse energy is a major LHC search channel motivated by many scenarios for physics beyond the Standard Model. In scenarios with a weakly interacting dark matter candidate, like supersymmetry, it arises from the associated production of a quark partner with the dark matter agent. We present the next-to-leading order cross section calculation as the first application of the fully automized MadGolem package. We find moderate corrections to the production rate with a strongly reduced theory uncertainty.
Original languageEnglish
Article number075005
Number of pages13
JournalPhysical Review D
Volume84
Publication statusPublished - 2011

Keywords

  • CERN LHC Coll
  • dark matter
  • transverse energy - Missing-energy
  • supersymmetry
  • new physics

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