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Energy-energy correlation in hadronic Higgs decays: analytic results and phenomenology at NLO

Gao, Jun; Shtabovenko, Vladyslav 1; Yang, Tong-Zhi
1 Institut für Theoretische Teilchenphysik (TTP), Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT)


In this work we complete the investigation of the recently introduced energy-energy correlation (EEC) function in hadronic Higgs decays at next-to-leading order (NLO) in fixed-order perturbation theory in the limit of vanishing light quark masses. The full analytic NLO result for the previously unknown EEC in the H → $q\overline{q}$ + X channel is given in terms of classical polylogarithms and cross-checked against a numerical calculation. In addition to that, we discuss further corrections to predictions of the Higgs EEC event shape variable, including quark mass corrections, effects of parton shower and hadronization. We also estimate the statistical error on the measurements of the Higgs EEC at future Higgs factories and compare with the current perturbative uncertainty.

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DOI: 10.5445/IR/1000137716
Veröffentlicht am 21.09.2021
DOI: 10.1007/JHEP02(2021)210
Zitationen: 11
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Zugehörige Institution(en) am KIT Institut für Theoretische Teilchenphysik (TTP)
Publikationstyp Zeitschriftenaufsatz
Publikationsmonat/-jahr 02.2021
Sprache Englisch
Identifikator ISSN: 1029-8479
KITopen-ID: 1000137716
Erschienen in Journal of high energy physics
Verlag Scuola Internazionale Superiore di Studi Avanzati (SISSA)
Band 2021
Heft 2
Seiten Art.-Nr.: 210
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