Modelling hadronic interactions in HEP MC generators

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HEP event generators aim to describe high-energy collisions in full exclusive detail. They combine perturbative matrix elements and parton showers with dynamical models of less well-understood phenomena such as hadronization, diffraction, and the so-called underlying event. We briefly summarise some of the main concepts relevant to the modelling of soft/inclusive hadron interactions in MC generators, in particular PYTHIA, with emphasis on questions recently highlighted by LHC data.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEPJ Web of Conferences (ISVHECRI 2014)
Subtitle of host publication18th International Symposium on Very High Energy Cosmic Ray Interactions
EditorsDavid Berge, Albert de Roeck, Michelangelo Mangano, Bryan Pattison
Place of PublicationLes Ulis France
PublisherEDP Sciences
Number of pages5
ISBN (Print)9782759817221
Publication statusPublished - 2015
EventInternational Symposium on Very High Energy Cosmic Ray Interactions (ISVHECRI 2014) - CERN, Geneva, Switzerland
Duration: 18 Aug 201422 Aug 2014
Conference number: 18th


ConferenceInternational Symposium on Very High Energy Cosmic Ray Interactions (ISVHECRI 2014)
Abbreviated titleISVHECRI 2014
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