First measurement of unpolarized semi-inclusive deep-inelastic scattering cross sections from a He3 target

Yan, X. et al. (2017) First measurement of unpolarized semi-inclusive deep-inelastic scattering cross sections from a He3 target. Physical Review C, 95, 035209. (doi:10.1103/PhysRevC.95.035209)

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Abstract

The unpolarized semi-inclusive deep-inelastic scattering (SIDIS) differential cross sections in 3He(e,e′π±)X have been measured for the first time in Jefferson Lab experiment E06-010 with a 5.9 GeV e− beam on a 3He gas target. The experiment focuses on the valence quark region, covering a kinematic range 0.12 < xbj < 0.45, 1 < Q2< 4 (GeV /c)2, 0.45 < zh < 0.65, and 0.05 < Pt < 0.55 GeV/c. The extracted SIDIS differential cross sections of π± production are compared with existing phenomenological models while the 3He nucleus approximated as two protons and one neutron in a plane-wave picture, in multidimensional bins. Within the experimental uncertainties, the azimuthal modulations of the cross sections are found to be consistent with zero.

Item Type:Articles
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Annand, Dr John and Hamilton, Dr David
Authors: Yan, X., Allada, K., Aniol, K., Annand, J.R.M., Averett, T., Benmokhtar, F., Bertozzi, W., Bradshaw, P.C., Bosted, P., Camsonne, A., Canan, M., Cates, G.D., Chen, C., Chen, J.-P., Chen, W., Chirapatpimol, K., Chudakov, E., Cisbani, E., Cornejo, J.C., Cusanno, F., Dalton, M.M., Deconinck, W., de Jager, C.W., De Leo, R., Deng, X., Deur, A., Ding, H., Dolph, P.A.M., Dutta, C., Dutta, D., El Fassi, L., Frullani, S., Gao, H., Garibaldi, F., Gaskell, D., Gilad, S., Gilman, R., Glamazdin, O., Golge, S., Guo, L., Hamilton, D., Hansen, O., Higinbotham, D.W., Holmstrom, T., Huang, J., Huang, M., Ibrahim, H.F., Iodice, M., Jiang, X., Jin, G., Jones, M.K., Katich, J., Kelleher, A., Kim, W., Kolarkar, A., Korsch, W., LeRose, J.J., Li, X., Li, Y., Lindgren, R., Liu, T., Liyanage, N., Long, E., Lu, H.-J., Margaziotis, D.J., Markowitz, P., Marrone, S., McNulty, D., Meziani, Z.-E., Michaels, R., Moffit, B., Muñoz Camacho, C., Nanda, S., Narayan, A., Nelyubin, V., Norum, B., Oh, Y., Osipenko, M., Parno, D., Peng, J.-C., Phillips, S.K., Posik, M., Puckett, A.J.R., Qian, X., Qiang, Y., Rakhman, A., Ransome, R., Riordan, S., Saha, A., Sawatzky, B., Schulte, E., Shahinyan, A., Shabestari, M.H., Širca, S., Stepanyan, S., Subedi, R., Sulkosky, V., Tang, L.-G., Tobias, W.A., Urciuoli, G.M., Vilardi, I., Wang, K., Wojtsekhowski, B., Wang, Y., Yan, X., Yao, H., Ye, Y., Ye, Z., Yuan, L., Zhan, X., Zhang, Y., Zhang, Y.-W., Zhao, B., Zhao, Y.X., Zheng, X., Zhu, L., Zhu, X., and Zong, X.
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Physics and Astronomy
Journal Name:Physical Review C
Publisher:American Physical Society
ISSN:2469-9985
ISSN (Online):2469-9993

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