MCnet-CTEQ School on
QCD, Electroweak Phenomenology, and Monte Carlo Generators

Location and Date

The Coordinated Theoretical-Experimental Project on QCD CTEQ Collaboration will organize and conduct the MCnet-CTEQ School on QCD and Electroweak Phenomenology at Bad Herrenalb, Karlsruhe, Germany 2 – 12 August 2020. The Monte Carlo Tutorial Sessions will be organized with the cooperation of the MCnet Collaboration.

Who should apply

The School is ideally suited for advanced graduate students and recent PhDs.

Focused Introductory Reviews:

  • Introduction to Perturbative QCD
  • Introduction to Monte Carlo Event Generators
  • Deeply Inelastic Scattering
  • Higgs Boson Physics
  • Production and Structure of High Energy Jets
  • Heavy Quarks

In-depth Analysis and Phenomenology:

  • Monte Carlo Tutorial
  • Matching & Merging to Parton Showers
  • Parton Shower Developments
  • Non-perturbative/soft physics
  • Heavy Ions
  • Model-Independent Measurements


U.S. Department of Energy, National Science Foundation, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory. MC-Net and PITTsburgh Particle physics, Astrophysics, and Cosmology Center (PITT PACC).


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