Regular Article - Theoretical Physics
Jet algorithms in electron–positron annihilation: perturbative higher order predictions
Institut für Physik, Universität Mainz, 55099, Mainz, Germany
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Revised: 18 January 2011
Published online: 22 February 2011
This article gives results on several jet algorithms in electron–positron annihilation: Considered are the exclusive sequential recombination algorithms Durham, Geneva, Jade-E0 and Cambridge, which are typically used in electron–positron annihilation. In addition also inclusive jet algorithms are studied. Results are provided for the inclusive sequential recombination algorithms Durham, Aachen and anti-k t , as well as the infrared-safe cone algorithm SISCone. The results are obtained in perturbative QCD and are N3LO for the two-jet rates, NNLO for the three-jet rates, NLO for the four-jet rates and LO for the five-jet rates.
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