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Is double parton scattering useful?

  1. Jul 19, 2011 #1
    Is double parton scattering merely something of curiosity, or is it useful in the production of interesting particles (Higgs, top, B meson etc.)?
     
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  3. Jul 19, 2011 #2

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    Useful? You mean marketable? :)

    It's important in understanding the backgrounds to various signals. For example, a background to, say a W + 2 jet signal would be a W produced by one scatter and the two jets by another.
     
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