Regular Article - Theoretical Physics
Top-quark production and QCD
Kennesaw State University, Physics #1202, Kennesaw, GA, 30144, USA
2 Institut für Physik (THEP), Johannes Gutenberg-Universität, 55099, Mainz, Germany
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Published online: 27 July 2012
We review theoretical calculations for top-quark production that include complete next-to-leading-order QCD corrections as well as higher-order soft-gluon corrections from threshold resummation. We discuss in detail the differences between various approaches that have appeared in the literature and review results for top-quark total cross sections and differential distributions at the Tevatron and the LHC.
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