Measurement of subjet multiplicities in neutral current deep inelastic scattering at HERA and determination of alpha(s)

Chekanov, S. et al. (2003) Measurement of subjet multiplicities in neutral current deep inelastic scattering at HERA and determination of alpha(s). Physics Letters B, 558(1-2), 41 -58. (doi:10.1016/S0370-2693(03)00216-8)

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Abstract

The subjet multiplicity has been measured in neutral current e(+) p interactions at Q(2) gt 125 GeV2 with the ZEUS detector at HERA using an integrated luminosity of 38.6 pb(-1). Jets were identified in the laboratory frame using the longitudinally invariant k(T) cluster algorithm. The number of jet-like substructures within jets, known as the subjet multiplicity, is defined as the number of clusters resolved in a jet by reapplying the jet algorithm at a smaller resolution scale y(cut). Measurements of the mean subjet multiplicity, [n(sbj)], for jets with transverse energies E-T,E-jet gt 15 GeV are presented. Next-to-leading-order perturbative QCD calculations describe the measurements well. The value of alpha(s) (M-Z), determined from [n(sbj)] at y(cut) = 10(-2) for jets with 25 lt E-T,E-jet lt 71 GeV, is alpha(s) (M-Z) = 0.1187 +/- 0.0017(stat.)(-0.0009)(+0.0024)(syst.)(- 0.0076)(+0.0093)(th.).

Item Type:Articles
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Ferrando, Dr James and Saxon, Professor David and Collins-Tooth, Dr Christopher and Bussey, Dr Peter and Doyle, Professor Anthony and Skillicorn, Professor Ian
Authors: Chekanov, S., Krakauer, D., Loizides, J.H., Magill, S., Musgrave, B., Repond, J., Yoshida, R., Mattingly, M.C.K., Antonioli, P., Bari, G., Basile, A., Bellagamba, L., Boscherini, D., Bruni, A., Bruni, G., Romeo, G.C., Cifarelli, L., Cindolo, F., Contin, A., Corradi, M., de Pasquale, S., Giusti, P., Iacobucci, G., Margotti, A., Nania, R., Palmonari, F., Pesci, A., Sartorelli, G., Zichichi, A., Aghuzumtsyan, G., Bartsch, D., Brock, I., Goers, S., Hartmann, H., Hilger, E., Irrgang, P., Jakob, H.P., Kappes, A., Katz, U.F., Kind, O., Paul, E., Rautenberg, J., Renner, R., Schnurbusch, H., Stifutkin, A., Tandler, J., Voss, K.C., Wang, M., Weber, A., Bailey, D.S., Brook, N.H., Cole, J.E., Foster, B., Heath, G.P., Heath, H.F., Robins, S., Rodrigues, E., Scott, J., Tapper, R.J., Wing, A., Capua, A., Mastroberardino, A., Schioppa, A., Susinno, G., Kim, J.Y., Kim, Y.K., Lee, J.H., Lim, I.T., Pac, M.Y., Caldwell, A., Helbich, M., Liu, X., Mellado, B., Ning, Y., Paganis, S., Ren, Z., Schmidke, W.B., Sciulli, E., Chwastowski, J., Eskreys, A., Figiel, J., Olkiewicz, K., Stopa, P., Zawiejski, L., Adamczyk, L., Bold, T., Grabowska-Bold, I., Kisielewska, D., Kowal, A.M., Kowal, M., Kowalski, T., Przybycien, M., Suszycki, L., Szuba, D., Szuba, J., Kotanski, A., Slominski, W., Bauerdick, L.A.T., Behrens, U., Bloch, I., Borras, K., Chiochia, V., Dannheim, D., Derrick, M., Drews, G., Fourletova, J., Fox-Murphy, A., Fricke, U., Geiser, A., Goebel, E., Gottlicher, P., Gutsche, O., Haas, T., Hain, W., Hartner, G.F., Hillert, S., Kotz, U., Kowalski, H., Kramberger, G., Labes, H., Lelas, D., Lohr, B., Mankel, R., Melzer-Pellmann, I.A., Moritz, M., Notz, D., Petrucci, M.C., Polini, A., Raval, A., Schneekloth, U., Selonke, F., Wessoleck, H., Wichmann, R., Wolf, G., Youngman, C., Zeuner, W., Viani, A.L.D., Meyer, A., Schlenstedt, S., Barbagli, G., Gallo, E., Genta, C., Pelfer, P.G., Bamberger, A., Benen, A., Coppola, N., Bell, M., Bussey, P.J., Doyle, A.T., Glasman, C., Hamilton, J., Hanlon, S., Lee, S.W., Lupi, A., Saxon, D.H., Skillicorn, I.O., Gialas, I., Bodmann, B., Carli, T., Holm, U., Klimek, K., Krumnack, N., Lohrmann, E., Milite, M., Salehi, H., Stonjek, S., Wick, K., Ziegler, A., Ziegler, A., Collins-Tooth, C., Foudas, C., Goncalo, R., Long, K.R., Metlica, F., Tapper, A.D., Cloth, P., Filges, D., Kuze, M., Nagano, K., Tokushuku, K., Yamada, S., Yamazaki, Y., Barakbaev, A.N., Boos, E.G., Pokrovskiy, N.S., Zhautykov, B.O., Lim, H., Son, D., Barreiro, E., Gonzalez, O., Labarga, L., del Peso, J., Redondo, I., Tassi, E., Terron, J., Vazquez, M., Barbi, M., Bertolin, A., Corriveau, F., Gliga, S., Lainesse, J., Padhi, S., Stairs, D.G., Tsurugai, T., Antonov, A., Danilov, P., Dolgoshein, B.A., Gladkov, D., Sosnovtsev, V., Suchkov, S., Dementiev, R.K., Ermolov, P.F., Golubkov, Y.A., Katkov, I.I., Khein, L.A., Korzhavina, I.A., Kuzmin, V.A., Levchenko, B.B., Lukina, O.Y., Proskuryakov, A.S., Shcheglova, L.M., Vlasov, N.N., Zotkin, S.A., Bokel, C., Engelen, J., Grijpink, S., Koffeman, E., Kooijman, P., Maddox, E., Pellegrino, A., Schagen, S., Tiecke, H., Tuning, N., Velthuis, J.J., Wiggers, L., de Wolf, E., Brummer, N., Bylsma, B., Durkin, L.S., Ling, T.Y., Boogert, S., Cooper-Sarkar, A.M., Devenish, R.C.E., Ferrando, J., Grzelak, G., Matsushita, T., Riby, M., Ruske, O., Sutton, M.R., Walczak, R., Brugnera, R., Carlin, R., Dal Corso, F., Dusini, S., and Garfagnini, A.
Subjects:Q Science > QC Physics
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Physics and Astronomy
Journal Name:Physics Letters B
Publisher:Elsevier BV
ISSN:0370-2693
ISSN (Online):1873-2445

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