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Advances in High Energy Physics
Volume 2015 (2015), Article ID 726393, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/726393
Research Article

Next-to-Leading Order Differential Cross Sections for , , and Production in Proton-Proton Collisions at a Fixed-Target Experiment Using the LHC Beams

Institute of High Energy Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, P.O. Box 918(4), Beijing 100049, China

Received 17 April 2015; Accepted 4 June 2015

Academic Editor: Cynthia Hadjidakis

Copyright © 2015 Yu Feng and Jian-Xiong Wang. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. The publication of this article was funded by SCOAP3.

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