A study of Central Exclusive Production

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Central exclusive production of a system X in a collision between two hadrons h is defined as hh {yields} h + X + h with no other activity apart from the decay products of X. This thesis presents predictions for the production cross section of a CP violating supersymmetric Higgs boson and the radion of the Randall-Sundrum model. The ExHuME Monte Carlo generator was written to simulate central exclusive processes and is described and explored. A comparison to di-jet observations made by the D0 detector at the Tevatron, Fermilab between January and June 2004 is made and the distributions found ... continued below

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Monk, James & U., /Manchester September 1, 2008.

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Central exclusive production of a system X in a collision between two hadrons h is defined as hh {yields} h + X + h with no other activity apart from the decay products of X. This thesis presents predictions for the production cross section of a CP violating supersymmetric Higgs boson and the radion of the Randall-Sundrum model. The ExHuME Monte Carlo generator was written to simulate central exclusive processes and is described and explored. A comparison to di-jet observations made by the D0 detector at the Tevatron, Fermilab between January and June 2004 is made and the distributions found support the predictions of ExHuME.

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  • Report No.: FERMILAB-THESIS-2006-77
  • Grant Number: AC02-07CH11359
  • DOI: 10.2172/948146 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 948146
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc899286

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Monk, James & U., /Manchester. A study of Central Exclusive Production, thesis or dissertation, September 1, 2008; Batavia, Illinois. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc899286/: accessed June 25, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.