We report an updated version of the ABKM09 NNLO PDF fit, which includes the most recent HERA collider data on the inclusive cross sections and an improved treatment of the heavy-quark contribution to deep-inelastic scattering using advantages of the running-mass definition for the heavy quarks. The ABM11 PDFs obtained from the updated fit are in a good agreement with the recent LHC data on the W- and Z-production within the experimental and PDF uncertainties. We also perform a determination of the strong coupling constant \alpha_s in a variant of the ABM11 fit insensitive to the influence of the higher twist terms and find the value of \alpha_s=0.1133(11) which is in good agreement with the nominal ABM11 one and our earlier determination.
- Pub Date:
- February 2013
- High Energy Physics - Phenomenology
- To appear in the proceedings of 11-th DESY Workshop on Elementary Particle Physics - Loops and Legs in Quantum Field Theory, April 15-20, 2012 Wernigerode, Germany