Aldo Deandrea (IPN Lyon)
We discuss a complete setup for simulations, relevant for the production of a single vector-like quark at hadron colliders, including finite width effects, signal-background interference effects and next-to-leading order QCD corrections. This procedure can be extended to include additional interactions with exotic particles. We provide quantitative results for representative benchmark scenarios for a vector-like top-partner, and we determine the role of the interference terms for a range of masses and widths of phenomenological significance.
Aldo Deandrea (IPN Lyon) Prof. Benjamin Fuks (Paris, LPTHE) Hua-Sheng SHAO (LPTHE Paris) Luca Panizzi Thomas Flacke (IBS CTPU)