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Centre for Particle Theory

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Frank Krauss

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Conference Paper

  • Alcaraz Maestre, J., Heinrich, G., Huston, J., Krauss, F., Maitre, D., Nurse, E., Pittau, R., Alioli, S., Andersen, J.R., Ball, R.D., Buckley, A., Cacciari, M., Campanario, F., Chanon, N., Chachamis, G., Ciulli, V., Cossutti, F., Cullen, G., Denner, A., Dittmaier, S., Fleischer, J., Frederix, R., Frixione, S., Gao, J., Garren, L., Gascon-Shotkin, S., Greiner, N., Guillet, J.P., Hapola, T., Hartland, N.P., Hesketh, G., Hirschi, V., Hoeth, H., Jezo, T., Kallweit, S., Kovarik, K., Kusina, A., Liang, Z., Lenzi, P., Lonnblad, L., Lopez-Villarejo, J.J., Luisoni, G., Maltoni, F., Mastrolia, P., Nadolsky, P.M., Oleari, C., Olness, F.I., Ossola, G., Pilon, E., Platzer, S., Pozzorini, S., Prestel, S., Re, E., Reiter, T., Riemann, T., Rojo, J., Salam, G.P., Sapeta, S., Schienbein, I., Schonherr, M., Schulz, H., Schulze, M., Schwoerer, M., Skands, P., Smillie, J.M., Somogyi, G., Soyez, G., Stavreva, T., Stewart, I.W., Stockton, M., Szor, Z., Tackmann, F.J., Torrielli, P., Tramontano, F., Tripiana, M., Trocsanyi, Z., Ubiali, M., Yundin, V., Weinzierl, S., Winter, J., Yu, J.Y. & Zapp, K. (2012), The SM and NLO Multileg and SM MC Working Groups: Summary Report, in Belanger, Genevieve, Boudjema, Fawzi, Guillet, Jean-Philippe & Pilon, Eric eds, 7th Les Houches Workshop on Physics at TeV Colliders. Les Houches, France, 1-220.
  • Hoche, Stefan, Krauss, Frank, Schonherr, Marek & Siegert, Frank (2010), Next-to-leading order matrix elements and truncated showers, in Diehl, M., Haller, J., Schorner-Sadenius, T. & Steinbruck, G. eds, 5th Conference, PLHC2010. Hamburg, Germany, 199-203.
  • Bartalini, P., Chekanov, S., Gieseke, S. & Krauss, F. (2009), Introduction to Monte Carlo models and Tools working group (WG5), in Jung, Hannes & De Roeck, Albert eds, DESY-PROC, 2009-02 2nd workshop on the implications of HERA for LHC physics. Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron, Hamburg, 631-634.
  • Krauss, Frank (2008), Phenomenology at collider experiments, in Murray, W.J. eds, School for Experimental High Engergy Physics Students. Oxford, UK, 207-334.
  • Z.Bern, S.Dittmaier, L.Dixon, G.Heinrich, J.Huston, B.Kersevan, Z.Kunszt, D.E.Soper, C.Bernicot, T.Binoth, F.Boudjema, R.Britto, J.Campbell, M.Czakon, A.Denner, G.Dissertori, G.Duplancic, R.K.Ellis, R.Frederix, T.Gehrmann, A.Gehrmann-De Ridder, W.T.Giele, E.W.N.Glover, J.P.Guillet, S.Kallweit, S.Karg, N.Kauer, D.A.Kosower, F.Krauss, N.D.Le, P.Mastrolia, A.Mitov, S.Moch, S.Odaka, G.Ossola, C.G.Papadopoulos, E.Pilon, R.Pittau, T.Reiter, G.Sanguinetti, S.Schumann, C.Schwinn, P.Z.Skands, H.Stenzel, P.Uwer, S.Weinzierl & G.Zanderighi (2008), The NLO multileg working group: Summary report, in Genevieve Belanger, Fawzi Boudjema, Jean-Philippe Guillet, Margarete Muehlleitner, Eric Pilon, Pietro Slavich, Sabine Kraml, Remi Lafaye & Dirk Zerwas eds, 5th Les Houches Workshop on Physics at TeV Colliders (PhysTeV 2007). Les Houches, France, 1-120.
  • Hoche, Stefan, Krauss, Frank & Teubner, Thomas (2007), Multijet events in the k_T-factorisation scheme.
  • Gleisberg, Tanju & others (2007), New trends in modern event generators.

Conference Proceeding

Journal Article

  • Krauss, Frank, Kuttimalai, Silvan & Plehn, Tilman (2017). LHC multijet events as a probe for anomalous dimension-six gluon interactions. Physical Review D 95(3): 035024.
  • Alioli, S., Arbuzov, A. B., Bardin, D. Yu., Barzè, L., Bernaciak, C., Bondarenko, S. G., Carloni Calame, C. M., Chiesa, M., Dittmaier, S., Ferrera, G., de Florian, D., Grazzini, M., Höche, S., Huss, A., Jadach, S., Kalinovskaya, L. V., Karlberg, A., Krauss, F., Li, Y., Martinez, H., Montagna, G., Mück, A., Nason, P., Nicrosini, O., Petriello, F., Piccinini, F., Płaczek, W., Prestel, S., Re, E., Sapronov, A. A., Schönherr, M., Schwinn, C., Vicini, A., Wackeroth, D., Was, Z. & Zanderighi, G. (2017). Precision studies of observables in pp → W → lνl and pp → γ Z → l+l− processes at the LHC. The European Physical Journal C 77(5): 280.
  • Krauss, Frank, Napoletano, Davide & Schumann, Steffen (2017). Simulating b-associated production of Z and Higgs bosons with the SHERPA event generator. Physical Review D 95(3): 036012
  • Bothmann, Enrico, Ferrarese, Piero, Krauss, Frank, Kuttimalai, Silvan, Schumann, Steffen & Thompson, Jennifer (2016). Aspects of perturbative QCD at a 100 TeV future hadron collider. Physical Review D 94(3): 034007.
  • Gonçalves, Dorival, Krauss, Frank, Kuttimalai, Silvan & Maierhofer, Philipp (2016). Boosting invisible searches via ZH From the Higgs boson to dark matter simplified models. Physical Review D 94(5): 053014.
  • Gonçalves, Dorival, Krauss, Frank & Linten, Robin (2016). Distinguishing b-quark and gluon jets with a tagged b hadron. Physical Review D 93(5): 053013.
  • ATLAS collaboration (2016). Study of hard double-parton scattering in four-jet events in pp collisions at sqrt{s}=7 TeV with the ATLAS experiment. Journal of High Energy Physics 2016(11): 110.
  • Gonçalves, Dorival, Krauss, Frank & Spannowsky, Michael (2015). Augmenting the diboson excess for the LHC Run II. Physical Review D 92(5): 053010.
  • Englert, Christoph, Krauss, Frank, Spannowsky, Michael & Thompson, Jennifer (2015). Di-Higgs phenomenology in t¯thh: The forgotten channel. Physics Letters B 743: 93-97.
  • Gonçalves, Dorival, Krauss, Frank, Kuttimalai, Silvan & Maierhöfer, Philipp (2015). Higgs-Strahlung: Merging the NLO Drell-Yan and Loop-Induced 0+1 jet Multiplicities. Physical Review D 92(7): 073006.
  • Buschmann, Malte, Gonçalves, Dorival, Kuttimalai, Silvan, Schönherr, Marek, Krauss, Frank & Plehn, Tilman (2015). Mass effects in the Higgs-gluon coupling: boosted vs. off-shell production. Journal of High Energy Physics 2015(02): 038.
  • Höche, Stefan, Krauss, Frank, Maierhöfer, Philipp, Pozzorini, Stefano, Schönherr, Marek & Siegert, Frank (2015). Next-to-leading order QCD predictions for top-quark pair production with up to two jets merged with a parton shower. Physics Letters B 748: 74-78.
  • Krauss, Frank (2014). A theory perspective on Top2014.
  • Cascioli, Fabio, Höche, Stefan, Krauss, Frank, Moretti, Niccolò, Pozzorini, Stefano, Schönherr, Marek, Siegert, Frank & Maierhöfer, Philipp (2014). Next-to-leading order simulations with Sherpa+OpenLoops. PoS LL2014: 022.
  • Cascioli, F., Höche, S., Krauss, F., Maierhöfer, P., Pozzorini, S. & Siegert, F. (2014). Precise Higgs-background predictions: merging NLO QCD and squared quark-loop corrections to four-lepton + 0,1 jet production. Journal of High Energy Physics 2014(1): 046.
  • Höche, Stefan, Krauss, Frank & Schönherr, Marek (2014). Uncertainties in MEPS@NLO calculations of h+jets. Physical Review D 90(1): 014012.
  • Zapp, K.C., Krauss, F. & Wiedemann, U.A. (2013). A perturbative framework for jet quenching. Journal of high energy physics 2013(3): 80.
  • Krauss, F. & ATLAS Collaboration (2013). Measurement of hard double-parton interactions in W->lv+ 2-jet events at sqrt(s)=7 TeV with the ATLAS detector. New journal of physics 15: 033038.
  • Schönherr, Marek, Höche, Stefan, Krauss, Frank & Siegert, Frank (2013). Merging of matrix elements and parton showers at NLO accuracy. PoS EPS-HEP2013: 459.
  • Gehrmann, Thomas, Höche, Stefan, Krauss, Frank, Schönherr, Marek & Siegert, Frank (2013). NLO QCD matrix elements + parton showers in e+e− → hadrons. Journal of High Energy Physics 2013(1): 144.
  • Höche, S., Krauss, F., Schönherr, M. & Siegert, F. (2013). QCD matrix elements + parton showers: the NLO case. Journal of High Energy Physics 2013(4): 027.
  • Maierhoefer, P., Cascioli, F., Höche, S., Krauss, Frank, Pozzorini, S. & Siegert, Frank (2013). Status of OpenLoops and Simulation of $H \to WW$ Backgrounds. PoS RADCOR2013: 028.
  • Krauss, F., Abramowicz, H. & others (2013). Summary of the Workshop on Multi-Parton Interactions (MPI@LHC 2012).
  • Schonherr, Marek, Hoeche, Stefan, Krauss, Frank & Siegert, Frank (2013). Systematic uncertainties in NLoPs matching. PoS ICHEP2012: 314.
  • Höche, Stefan, Krauss, Frank, Schönherr, Marek & Siegert, Frank (2013). W+n-Jet Predictions at the Large Hadron Collider at Next-To-Leading Order Matched with a Parton Shower. Physical Review Letters 110(5): 052001.
  • Hoeche, Stefan, Krauss, Frank, Schonherr, Marek & Siegert, Frank (2012). A critical appraisal of NLO+PS matching methods. JHEP 09: 049.
  • Beringer, J. & others (2012). Review of Particle Physics (RPP). Phys.Rev D86: 010001.
  • Winter, Jan, Hoeche, Stefan, Hoeth, Hendrik, Krauss, Frank, Schonherr, Marek, Zapp, Korinna, Schumann, Steffen & Siegert, Frank (2012). Systematic improvement of QCD parton showers. Frascati Phys. Ser 54: 336-355.
  • Hoche, Stefan, Krauss, Frank, Schonherr, Marek & Siegert, Frank (2011). Automating the POWHEG method in Sherpa. JHEP 04: 024.
  • Zapp, Korinna C., Krauss, Frank & Wiedemann, Urs A. (2011). Explaining Jet Quenching with Perturbative QCD Alone.
  • Buckley, A., Butterworth, J., Gieseke, S., Grellscheid, D., Hoche, S., Hoeth, H., Krauss, F., Lonnblad, L., Nurse, E., Richardson, P., Schumann, S., Seymour, M.H., Sjostrand, T., Skands, P. & Webber, B. (2011). General-purpose event generators for LHC Physics. Physics Reports 504(5): 145-233.
  • Hoche, Stefan, Krauss, Frank, Schonherr, Marek & Siegert, Frank (2011). NLO matrix elements and truncated showers. Journal of High Energy Physics 2011(8): 123.
  • Binoth, T. & others (2010). A Proposal for a standard interface between Monte Carlo tools and one-loop programs. Comput. Phys. Commun 181: 1612-1622.
  • Siegert, Frank, Hoche, Stefan, Krauss, Frank & Schonherr, Marek (2010). Multi-jet merging with NLO matrix elements. PoS ICHEP2010: 119.
  • Gleisberg, T., Hoeche, Stefan., Krauss, F., Schonherr, M., Schumann, S., Siegert, F. & Winter, J. (2009). Event generation with SHERPA 1.1. Journal of High Energy Physics 2009(02): 007.
  • Schumann, Steffen & Krauss, Frank (2008). A Parton shower algorithm based on Catani-Seymour dipole factorisation. JHEP 03: 038.
  • Gleisberg, T. & Krauss, F. (2008). Automating dipole subtraction for QCD NLO calculations. European Physical Journal C 53(3): 501-523
  • del Aguila, F. & others (2008). Collider aspects of flavour physics at high $Q$. Eur. Phys. J C57: 183-308.
  • Alwall, J., Höche, S., Krauss, F., Lavesson, N., Lönnblad, L., Maltoni, F., Mangano, M.L., Moretti, M., Papadopoulos, C.G., Piccinini, F., Schumann, S., Treccani, M., Winter, J. & Worek, M. (2008). Comparative study of various algorithms for the merging of parton showers and matrix elements in hadronic collisions. The European Physical Journal C 53(3): 473-500.
  • Catani, Stefano, Gleisberg, Tanju, Krauss, Frank, Rodrigo, German & Winter, Jan-Christopher (2008). From loops to trees by-passing Feynman's theorem. JHEP 09: 065.
  • Rodrigo, German, Catani, Stefano, Gleisberg, Tanju, Krauss, Frank & Winter, Jan-Christopher (2008). From multileg loops to trees (by-passing Feynman's Tree Theorem). Nucl. Phys. Proc. Suppl 183: 262-267.
  • Gleisberg, Tanju, Hoeche, Stefan, Krauss, Frank & Matyszkiewicz, Radoslaw (2008). How to calculate colourful cross sections efficiently.
  • Winter, Jan-Christopher & Krauss, Frank (2008). Initial-state showering based on colour dipoles connected to incoming parton lines. JHEP 07: 040.
  • Hoeche, Stefan, Krauss, Frank & Teubner, Thomas (2008). Multijet events in the $k_T$ -factorisation scheme. Eur. Phys. J C58: 17-28.
  • Krauss, F., Underwood, T.E.J. & Zwicky, R. (2008). Process gg→h0→γγ in the Lee-Wick standard model. Physical review D 77(1): 015012.
  • Archibald, Jennifer, Gleisberg, Tanju, Hoeche, Stefan, Krauss, Frank, Schonherr, Marek, Schumann, Steffen, Siegert, Frank & Winter, Jan (2008). Recent developments in SHERPA. Nucl. Phys. Proc. Suppl 183: 60-66.
  • Dedes, Athanasios, Figy, Terrance, Hoche, Stefan, Krauss, Frank & Underwood, Thomas E. J. (2008). Searching for Nambu-Goldstone Bosons at the LHC. JHEP 11: 036.
  • Archibald, Jennifer, Hoeche, Stefan, Krauss, Frank, Siegert, Frank, Gleisberg, Tanju, Schonherr, Marek, Schumann, Steffen & Winter, Jan-Christopher (2008). Simulation of photon-photon interactions in hadron collisions with SHERPA. Nucl. Phys. Proc. Suppl 179-180: 218-225.
  • Schonherr, Marek & Krauss, Frank (2008). Soft Photon Radiation in Particle Decays in SHERPA. JHEP 12: 018.
  • Alwall, J., Ballestrero, A., Bartalini, P., Belov, S., Boos, E., Buckley, A., Butterworth, J.M., Dudko, L., Frixionem, S. Garren, L., Gieseke, S., Gusev, A., Hinchliffe, I., Huston, J., Kersevan, B., Krauss, F., Lavesson, N., Lönnblad, L., Maina, E., Maltoni, F., Mangano, M.L., Moortgat, F., Mrenna, S., Papadopoulos, C.G., Pittau, R., Richardson, P., Seymourm, M.H., Sherstnev, A., Sjöstrand, T., Skands, P., Slabospitsky, S.R., Wa̧s, Z., Webber, B.R., Worek, M. & Zeppenfeld, D. (2007). A standard format for Les Houches event files. Computer physics communications 176(4): 300-304.
  • Krauss, F., Schalicke, A. & Soff, G. (2006). APACIC++ 2.0: A Parton cascade in C++. Comput. Phys. Commun 174: 876-902.
  • Hagiwara, K., Kilian, W., Krauss, F., Ohl, T., Plehn, T., Rainwater, D., Reuter, J. & Schumann, S. (2006). Supersymmetry simulations with off-shell effects for LHC and ILC. Physical review D 73(5): 055005.
  • Schalicke, Andreas & Krauss, Frank (2005). Implementing the ME+PS merging algorithm. JHEP 07: 018.
  • Krauss, F., Schalicke, A., Schumann, S. & Soff, G. (2005). Simulating W / Z + jets production at the CERN LHC. Physical review D 72(5): 054017.
  • Gleisberg, T., Krauss, F., Schalicke, A., Schumann, S. & Winter, J.-C. (2005). Studying W+ W− production at the Fermilab Tevatron with SHERPA. Physical review D 72(3): 034028.
  • Winter, Jan-Christopher, Krauss, Frank & Soff, Gerhard (2004). A Modified cluster hadronization model. Eur. Phys. J C36: 381-395.
  • Gleisberg, T., Krauss, F., Papadopoulos, C.G., Schaelicke, A. & Schumann, S. (2004). Cross sections for multi-particle final states at a linear collider. European physical journal C 34(2): 173-180.
  • Gleisberg, Tanju, Hoeche, Stefan, Krauss, Frank, Schalicke, Andreas, Schumann, Steffen & Winter, Jan-Christopher (2004). SHERPA 1. alpha: A Proof of concept version. JHEP 02: 056.
  • Krauss, F., Schalicke, A., Schumann, S. & Soff, G. (2004). Simulating W / Z + jets production at the Tevatron. Physical review D 70(11): 114009.
  • Gleisberg, Tanju, Krauss, Frank, Matchev, Konstantin T., Schalicke, Andreas, Schumann, Steffen & Soff, Gerhard (2003). Helicity formalism for spin-2 particles. JHEP 09: 001.
  • Krauss, F., Kuhn, R. & Soff, G. (2002). AMEGIC++ 1.0: A Matrix element generator in C++. JHEP 02: 044.
  • Schalicke, A., Krauss, F., Kuhn, R. & Soff, G. (2002). Implementing initial state radiation for lepton induced processes in AMEGIC++. JHEP 12: 013.
  • Krauss, F. (2002). Matrix elements and parton showers in hadronic interactions. JHEP 08: 015.
  • Krauss, F. & Soff, G. (2002). Next-to-leading order {QCD} corrections to B anti-B mixing and epsilon(K) within the MSSM. Nuclear physics B 633(1-2): 237-249.
  • Eilam, G., Krauss, F. & Lublinsky, M. (2002). Possible large mass effects in direct determination of the CKM elements in top decays. Phys. Rev D66: 073001.
  • Kuhn, R., Krauss, F., Ivanyi, B. & Soff, G. (2001). APACIC++ 1.0 A Parton Cascade In C++. Computer Physics Communications 134(2): 223-266.
  • Catani, S., Krauss, F., Kuhn, R. & Webber, B. R. (2001). QCD matrix elements + parton showers. JHEP 11: 063.
  • Eilam, Gad & Krauss, Frank (2000). Determining the quantum numbers of excited heavy mesons. Phys. Lett B482: 374-377.
  • Krauss, F., Kuhn, R. & Soff, G. (2000). Multijet events and parton showers. J. Phys G26: L11-L15.
  • Krauss, F., Kuhn, R. & Soff, G. (1999). APACIC++, a parton cascade in C++. Acta Phys. Polon B30: 3875-3894.
  • Urban, J., Krauss, F., Jentschura, U. & Soff, G. (1998). Next-to-leading order QCD corrections for the B0 anti-B0 mixing with an extended Higgs sector. Nuclear physics B 523(1-2): 40-58.
  • Ginzburg, I.F., Jentschura, U.D., Karshenboim, S.G., Krauss, F., Serbo, V.G. & Soff, G. (1998). Production of bound mu+ mu- systems in relativistic heavy ion collisions. Physical review C 58(6): 3565-3573.
  • Urban, J., Krauss, F., Hofmann, C. & Soff, G. (1997). B0 anti-B0 mixing involving supersymmetry. Mod. Phys. Lett A12: 419-426.
  • Urban, J., Krauss, F. & Soff, G. (1997). Influence of external momenta in K0 anti-K0 and B0 anti-B0 mixing. J. Phys G23: L25-L31.
  • Krauss, F., Greiner, M. & Soff, G. (1997). Photon and gluon induced processes in relativistic heavy ion collisions. Progress in Particle and Nuclear Physics 39: 503-564.


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