Dr. Simon Plätzer



Maas, A., Fernbach, S., Lechner, L., Plätzer, S., Schöfbeck, R., & Törek, P. (2019). Probing standard-model Higgs substructures using tops and weak gauge bosons. Paper presented at European Physical Society Conference on High Energy Physics 2019, Ghent, Belgium.


Bellan, R., Beyer, J., Bittrich, C., Boldrini, G., Brivio, I., Bruni, L. S., ... Zaro, M. (2019). VBSCan Thessaloniki 2018 Workshop Summary. Paper presented at 2nd VBSCan Annual Meeting, Thessaloniki, Greece.

Bellm, J., Buckley, A., Chen, X., Ridder, A. G-D., Gehrmann, T., Glover, N., ... Re, E. (2019). Jet cross sections at the LHC and the quest for higher precision.

Azzi, P., Farry, S., Nason, P., Tricoli, A., Zeppenfeld, D., Khalek, R. A., ... Zubair, F. N. (2019). Standard Model Physics at the HL-LHC and HE-LHC.

Buckley, A., Krauss, F., Plätzer, S., Seymour, M., Alioli, S., Andersen, J., ... Webber, B. (2019). Monte Carlo event generators for high energy particle physics event simulation.




Ballestrero, A., Biedermann, B., Brass, S., Denner, A., Dittmaier, S., Frederix, R., ... Zeppenfeld, D. (2018). Precise predictions for same-sign W-boson scattering at the LHC. European Physical Journal C. Particles and Fields, 78(8), [671]. https://doi.org/10.1140/epjc/s10052-018-6136-y


Martinez, R. A., De Angelis, M., Forshaw, J. R., Plätzer, S., & Seymour, M. H. (2018). Soft gluon evolution and non-global logarithms. Journal of High Energy Physics, (5), [044]. https://doi.org/10.1007/JHEP05(2018)044

Bendavid, J., Caola, F., Ciulli, V., Harlander, R., Heinrich, G., Huston, J., ... Yuan, F. (2018). Les Houches 2017: Physics at TeV Colliders Standard Model Working Group Report.



Bellm, J., Cormier, K., Gieseke, S., Plätzer, S., Reuschle, C., Richardson, P., & Webster, S. (2017). Top Quark Production and Decay in Herwig 7.1. Paper presented at 10th International Workshop on Top Quark Physics, Braga, Portugal.

Bellm, J. (Author), Gieseke, S. (Author), Grellscheid, D. (Author), Kirchgaeßer, P. (Author), Loshaj, F. (Author), Nail, G. (Author), ... Webster, S. (Author). (2017). Herwig 7.1 Release Note. Web publication, arXiv.org. Retrieved from https://arxiv.org/abs/1705.06919

Simon Plätzer

Particle Physics
Postal address:
Boltzmanngasse 5
Austria
Email: simon.plaetzer@univie.ac.at
Phone: +43-1-4277-72415

Colour Evolution, Non-Global Logarithms and a Novel Approach to Parton Branching

Simon Plätzer (Invited speaker)
18 Nov 2019

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Heavy-flavour treatment in parton showers

Simon Plätzer (Invited speaker)
4 Oct 2019

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Update on VBF parton shower studies

Simon Plätzer (Invited speaker)
30 Sep 2019

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Herwig 7 Update

Simon Plätzer (Invited speaker)
5 Sep 2019

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


(Soft) QCD effects in VBS/VBF

Simon Plätzer (Invited speaker)
27 Aug 2019

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Glauber Gluons in Parton Showers

Simon Plätzer (Invited speaker)
15 Aug 2019

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


A Novel Approach to Parton Shower Event Generators

Simon Plätzer (Invited speaker)
4 Jul 2019

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


MPI, Colour reconnection and Hadronization Effects in CJV

Simon Plätzer (Invited speaker)
3 Jul 2019

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Higgs Physics & Shower Uncertainties with Herwig 7

Simon Plätzer (Invited speaker)
27 Jun 2019

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


A Novel Approach to Event Generators

Simon Plätzer (Invited speaker)
24 May 2019

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Status of Herwig 7 and Heavy Flavours

Simon Plätzer (Invited speaker)
2 May 2019

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Ampliutde Parton Showers and Non-Global Logarithms

Simon Plätzer (Invited speaker)
10 Apr 2019

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


News on Monte Carlo Generators

Simon Plätzer (Invited speaker)
8 Apr 2019

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Theoretical Advances in Parton Showers

Simon Plätzer (Invited speaker)
18 Mar 2019

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Herwig 7 for VBF and VBS

Simon Plätzer (Invited speaker)
6 Mar 2019

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Parton Showers for QCD Theory and Phenomenology

Simon Plätzer (Invited speaker)
28 Feb 2019

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Herwig 7 Status & Prospects for Phenomenology at the LHC

Simon Plätzer (Speaker)
25 Feb 2019

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


A Rivet/HZTOOL interface

Simon Plätzer (Invited speaker)
18 Feb 2019

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Parton Showers: Recent Development and New Approaches

Simon Plätzer (Invited speaker)
15 Feb 2019

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Top Quarks and Parton Showers

Simon Plätzer (Invited speaker)
13 Dec 2018

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Event Generators Beyond Current Paradigms

Simon Plätzer (Invited speaker)
26 Nov 201828 Nov 2018

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Introduction to Event Generators

Simon Plätzer (Invited speaker)
26 Nov 201828 Nov 2018

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Top Quarks and Parton Showers

Simon Plätzer (Speaker), Simon Plätzer (Invited speaker)
6 Nov 2018

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


More on Soft Gluons Beyond Leading Colour

Simon Plätzer (Invited speaker)
29 Oct 201831 Oct 2018

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Top Quarks and Parton Showers

Simon Plätzer (Invited speaker)
13 Jul 201818 Jul 2018

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Herwig 7 Status and Plans

Simon Plätzer (Invited speaker)
10 Jul 2018

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Shifting Paradigms for Event Generators

Simon Plätzer (Invited speaker)
2 Jul 2018

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Adventures in Colour Space

Simon Plätzer (Invited speaker)
26 Jun 2018

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Matching & Merging Review

Simon Plätzer (Invited speaker)
21 Jun 2018

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Event Generators

Simon Plätzer (Invited speaker)
Nov 2017

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Monte Carlo Event Generators Overview

Simon Plätzer (Speaker)
7 Aug 2017

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Multipurpose Event Generators and ep Physics

Simon Plätzer (Invited speaker)
2 Jun 2017

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Parton Shower Event Generators: Status and Prospects in the Quest for Precision

Simon Plätzer (Invited speaker)
18 Apr 2017

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Particle Physics

Boltzmanngasse 5
1090 Wien
Room: 3515

T: +43-1-4277-72415
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simon.plaetzer@univie.ac.at