# Total and Differential Cross Sections for Higgs and Top-Quark Production

## Abstract

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## 1. Introduction

## 2. Higher-Order Soft-Gluon Corrections

## 3. Charged Higgs Production

## 4. $tZ$ Production via Anomalous Couplings

## 5. Single-Top Production

## 6. Top-Antitop Pair Production

## 7. Conclusions

## Funding

## Conflicts of Interest

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**Figure 1.**(

**Left**) aN${}^{3}$LO total cross sections for $t{H}^{-}$ production; (

**Right**) K-factors for $t{H}^{-}$ production.

**Figure 2.**(

**Left**) the aNNLO rapidity distribution of the charged Higgs boson in ${H}^{-}{W}^{+}$ production at LHC energies; (

**Right**) the aNNLO total cross section for the process $gc\to tZ$.

**Figure 3.**(

**Left**) single-top t-channel aNNLO cross sections compared with CMS and ATLAS data at 7 TeV [23,24], 8 TeV [25,26], and 13 TeV [27,28], and with CDF and D0 combined data at 1.96 TeV [29]; (

**Right**) aN${}^{3}$LO cross sections for $tW$ production compared to ATLAS and CMS data at 7 TeV [30,31], 8 TeV [32], and 13 TeV [33,34].

**Figure 4.**Top-antitop aN${}^{3}$LO cross sections compared with CMS data at 5.02 TeV [38] and with ATLAS and CMS data at 7 TeV [39,40], 8 TeV [40,41], and 13 TeV [42,43] LHC energies. The inset shows the aN${}^{3}$LO cross section compared with CDF [44] and D0 [45] data at 1.8 TeV, and CDF&D0 combined data [46] at 1.96 TeV Tevatron energy.

**Figure 5.**aN${}^{3}$LO top-quark normalized ${p}_{T}$ (left) and rapidity (right) distributions at 13 TeV energy compared with CMS [47] data.

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