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Particles and Fields
Eur. Phys. J. C 4, 641-660
DOI 10.1007/s100529800810

Gauge boson pair production at the LHC:
Anomalous couplings and vector boson scattering

I. Kuss1 - E. Nuss2

1 Fakultät für Physik, Universität Bielefeld, Postfach 10 01 31, D-33501 Bielefeld, Germany (e-mail: kuss@physik.uni-bielefeld.de)
2 Physique Mathématique et Théorique, CNRS-URA 768, Université de Montpellier II, F-34095 Montpellier Cedex 5, France (e-mail: nuss@lpm.univ-montp2.fr)

Received: 24 June 1997 / Revised version: 10 November 1997 / Published online: 30 March 1998

Abstract
We compare vector boson fusion and quark antiquark annihilation production of vector boson pairs at the LHC and include the effects of anomalous couplings. Results are given for confidence intervals for anomalous couplings at the LHC assuming that measurements will be in agreement with the standard model. We consider all couplings of the general triple vector boson vertex and their correlations. In addition we consider a gauge invariant dimension-six extension of the standard model. Analytical results for the cross sections for quark antiquark annihilation and vector boson fusion with anomalous couplings are given.


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