Minimum-bias and underlying event WG


  • Determination of general properties of the structure of final states in MB events and in the UE of hard collisions
  • Definition of common observables, to be used for comparison across the experiments
  • Discussion of MC event-generator tools, definition of common benchmarks
  • Global tuning of MC parameters


  • ALICE: Jan Fiete Grosse-Oetringhaus, Valentina Zaccolo
  • ATLAS: Oldrich Kepka (MB), Deepak Kar (UE) 
  • CMS: Arthur Moraes, Benoit Roland
  • LHCb: Michael Schmelling
  • TOTEM: Ken Österberg, Fabrizio Ferro
  • LPCC: Michelangelo Mangano