RESEARCH ARTICLE


Diffractive Cross Sections Implemented in PYTHIA8-MBR vs LHC Results§



Konstantin Goulianos*
The Rockefeller University, 1230 York Avenue, New York, NY 10065, USA


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© Konstantin Goulianos; Licensee Bentham Open.

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§ This paper is an essentially identical update of [3], which in itself is a more substantial update of [7].


Abstract

We review the predictions of diffractive cross sections implemented in the PYTHIA8-MBR Monte Carlo simulation and compare them to recent LHC results.

PACS Number(s): 12.40.Nn, 12.39.St, 13.85.Lg, 13.85.Fb.

Keywords: Diffractive, inelalstic, soft, total.