Next-to-leading order QCD effect of $W'$ on top quark Forward-Backward Asymmetry

Article (PDF Available)inPhysical review D: Particles and fields 85(3) · October 2011with16 Reads
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevD.85.034020 · Source: arXiv
We present the calculations of the complete next-to-leading order (NLO) QCD corrections to the total cross section, invariant mass distribution and the forward-backward asymmetry ($\rm A_{FB}$) of top quark pair production mediated by $W'$ boson. Our results show that in the best fit point in the parameter space allowed by data at the Tevatron, the NLO corrections change the new physics contributions to the total cross section slightly, but increase the $\rm A_{FB}$ in the large invariant mass region by about 9%. Moreover, we evaluate the total cross section and charge asymmetry ($\rm{A}_{\rm{C}}$) of top pair production at the LHC, and find that both total cross section and $A_{\rm C}$ can be used to distinguish NP from SM with the integrated luminosity increasing.


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