Herwig++ physics and manual. In this paper we describe Herwig++ version 2.2, a general-purpose Monte Carlo event generator for the simulation of hard lepton-lepton and hadron-hadron collisions. A number of important hard scattering processes are available, together with an interface via the Les Houches Accord to specialized matrix element generators for additional processes. The simulation of Beyond the Standard Model (BSM) physics includes a range of models and allows new models to be added by encoding the Feynman rules of the model. The parton-shower approach is used to simulate initial- and final-state QCD radiation, including colour coherence effects, with special emphasis on the correct description of radiation from heavy particles. The underlying event is simulated using an eikonal multiple parton-parton scattering model. The formation of hadrons from the quarks and gluons produced in the parton shower is described using the cluster hadronization model. Hadron decays are simulated using matrix elements, where possible including spin correlations and off-shell effects.

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  1. Dumont, Béranger: Higgs, supersymmetry and dark matter after run I of the LHC (2017)
  2. Alioli, S.; Badger, S.; Bellm, J.; Biedermann, B.; Boudjema, F.; Cullen, G.; Denner, A.; van Deurzen, H.; Dittmaier, S.; Frederix, R.; Frixione, S.; Garzelli, M.V.; Gieseke, S.; Glover, E.W.N.; Greiner, N.; Heinrich, G.; Hirschi, V.; Höche, S.; Huston, J.; Ita, H.; Kauer, N.; Krauss, F.; Luisoni, G.; Ma^ıtre, D.; Maltoni, F.; Nason, P.; Oleari, C.; Pittau, R.; Plätzer, S.; Pozzorini, S.; Reina, L.; Reuschle, C.; Robens, T.; Schlenk, J.; Schönherr, M.; Siegert, F.; von Soden-Fraunhofen, J.F.; Tackmann, F.; Tramontano, F.; Uwer, P.; Salam, G.; Skands, P.; Weinzierl, S.; Winter, J.; Yundin, V.; Zanderighi, G.; Zaro, M.: Update of the binoth LES houches accord for a standard interface between Monte Carlo tools and one-loop programs (2014)
  3. Staub, Florian: SARAH 4: a tool for (not only SUSY) model builders (2014)
  4. Bożek, Krzysztof; Kutak, Krzysztof; Placzek, Wieslaw: Markov chain Monte Carlo solution of BK equation through Newton-Kantorovich method (2013)
  5. Fickinger, Michael; Ovanesyan, Grigory; Vitev, Ivan: Angular distributions of higher order splitting functions in the vacuum and in dense QCD matter (2013)
  6. Larkoski, Andrew J.; Salam, Gavin P.; Thaler, Jesse: Energy correlation functions for jet substructure (2013)
  7. Allanach, Benjamin C.; Grab, Sebastian; Haber, Howard E.: Supersymmetric monojets at the Large Hadron Collider (2011)
  8. Andersen, Jeppe R.; Lönnblad, Leif; Smillie, Jennifer M.: A parton shower for High Energy Jets (2011)
  9. Batell, Brian; Pradler, Josef; Spannowsky, Michael: Dark matter from minimal flavor violation (2011)
  10. Corke, Richard; Sjöstrand, Torbjörn: Multiparton interactions with an $x$-dependent proton size (2011)
  11. Frixione, Stefano; Stoeckli, Fabian; Torrielli, Paolo; Webber, Bryan R.: NLO QCD corrections in Herwig++ with MC@NLO (2011)
  12. Gripaios, Ben; Papaefstathiou, Andreas; Sakurai, Kazuki; Webber, Bryan: Searching for third-generation composite leptoquarks at the LHC (2011)
  13. Oleari, Carlo; Reina, Laura: $W^\pm b \barb$ production in POWHEG (2011)
  14. Plätzer, Simon; Gieseke, Stefan: Coherent parton showers with local recoils (2011)
  15. Zapp, Korinna Christine; Stachel, Johanna; Wiedemann, Urs Achim: A local Monte Carlo framework for coherent QCD parton energy loss (2011)
  16. Andersen, Jeppe R.; Arnold, Ken; Zeppenfeld, Dieter: Azimuthal angle correlations for Higgs boson plus multi-jet events (2010)
  17. Andersen, Jeppe R.; Smillie, Jennifer M.: Constructing all-order corrections to multi-jet rates (2010)
  18. Binoth, T.; Boudjema, F.; Dissertori, G.; Lazopoulos, A.; Denner, A.; Dittmaier, S.; Frederix, R.; Greiner, N.; Höche, S.; Giele, W.; Skands, P.; Winter, J.; Gleisberg, T.; Archibald, J.; Heinrich, G.; Krauss, F.; Ma{^ı}tre, D.; Huber, M.; Huston, J.; Kauer, N.; Maltoni, F.; Oleari, C.; Passarino, G.; Pittau, R.; Pozzorini, S.; Reiter, T.; Schumann, S.; Zanderighi, G.: A proposal for a standard interface between Monte Carlo tools and one-loop programs (2010)
  19. Corke, R.; Sjöstrand, T.: Multiparton interactions and rescattering (2010)
  20. Krohn, David; Shelton, Jessie; Wang, Lian-Tao: Measuring the polarization of boosted hadronic tops (2010)

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