Herwig 7.1 Release Note

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A new release of the Monte Carlo event generator Herwig (version 7.1) is now available. This version introduces a number of improvements, notably: multi-jet merging with the dipole shower at LO and NLO QCD; a new model for soft interactions and diffraction; improvements to mass effects and top decays in the dipole shower, as well as a new tune of the hadronisation parameters.


  • Johannes Bellm
  • Stefan Gieseke
  • David Grellscheid
  • Patrick Kirchgaeßer
  • Frashër Loshaj
  • Graeme Nail
  • Andreas Papaefstathiou
  • Simon Plätzer
  • Radek Podskubka
  • Michael Rauch
  • Christian Reuschle
  • Peter Richardson
  • Peter Schichtel
  • Michael Seymour
  • Andrzej Siódmok
  • Stephen Webster
External organisations
  • Durham University
  • Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
  • University of Manchester
  • National Institute for Subatomic Physics
  • University of Amsterdam
  • University of Vienna
  • Florida State University
  • CERN
  • Polish Academy of Sciences
Research areas and keywords

Subject classification (UKÄ) – MANDATORY

  • Subatomic Physics
Original languageEnglish
JournalArXiv e-prints
Publication statusPublished - 2017 May 19
Publication categoryResearch
Externally publishedYes