Title
The PDF4LHC report on PDFs and LHC data : results from Run I and preparation for Run II
Author
Faculty/Department
Faculty of Sciences. Physics
Publication type
article
Publication
Bristol :Iop publishing ltd ,
Subject
Physics
Source (journal)
Journal of physics : G : nuclear and particle physics / Institute of Physics. - London, 1989, currens
Volume/pages
42(2015) :10 , 51 p.
ISSN
0954-3899
0305-4616
0954-3899
Article Reference
103103
Carrier
E-only publicatie
Target language
English (eng)
Full text (Publishers DOI)
Affiliation
University of Antwerp
Abstract
The accurate determination of the parton distribution functions (PDFs) of the proton is an essential ingredient of the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) program. PDF uncertainties impact a wide range of processes, from Higgs boson characterization and precision Standard Model measurements to new physics searches. A major recent development in modern PDF analyses has been to exploit the wealth of new information contained in precision measurements from the LHC Run I, as well as progress in tools and methods to include these data in PDF fits. In this report we summarize the information that PDF-sensitive measurements at the LHC have provided so far, and review the prospects for further constraining PDFs with data from the recently started Run II. This document aims to provide useful input to the LHC collaborations to prioritize their PDF-sensitive measurements at Run II, as well as a comprehensive reference for the PDF-fitting collaborations.
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