Exclusive π0 electroproduction at W>2 GeV with CLAS

Bedlinskiy, I. et al. (2014) Exclusive π0 electroproduction at W>2 GeV with CLAS. Physical Review C, 90(2), 025205. (doi:10.1103/PhysRevC.90.025205)

Bedlinskiy, I. et al. (2014) Exclusive π0 electroproduction at W>2 GeV with CLAS. Physical Review C, 90(2), 025205. (doi:10.1103/PhysRevC.90.025205)

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Abstract

Exclusive neutral-pion electroproduction (ep→e′p′π0) was measured at Jefferson Lab with a 5.75-GeV electron beam and the CLAS detector. Differential cross sections d<sup>4</sup>σ/dtdQ<sup>2</sup>dxBdϕπ and structure functions σT+εσL,σTT, and σLTas functions of t were obtained over a wide range of Q<sup>2</sup> and xB. The data are compared with Regge and handbag theoretical calculations. Analyses in both frameworks find that a large dominance of transverse processes is necessary to explain the experimental results. For the Regge analysis it is found that the inclusion of vector meson rescattering processes is necessary to bring the magnitude of the calculated and measured structure functions into rough agreement. In the handbag framework, there are two independent calculations, both of which appear to roughly explain the magnitude of the structure functions in terms of transversity generalized parton distributions.

Item Type:Articles
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Sokhan, Dr Daria and McKinnon, Dr Bryan and Livingston, Dr Kenneth and Watts, Dr Daniel and Protopopescu, Dr Dan and Anderson, Mr Mark and Ireland, Professor David and MacGregor, Professor I
Authors: Bedlinskiy, I., Kubarovsky, V., Niccolai, S., Stoler, P., Adhikari, K. P., Anderson, M. D., Anefalos Pereira, S., Avakian, H., Ball, J., Baltzell, N. A., Battaglieri, M., Batourine, V., Biselli, A. S., Boiarinov, S., Bono, J., Briscoe, W. J., Brooks, W. K., Burkert, V. D., Carman, D. S., Celentano, A., Chandavar, S., Colaneri, L., Cole, P. L., Contalbrigo, M., Cortes, O., Crede, V., D'Angelo, A., Dashyan, N., De Vita, R., De Sanctis, E., Deur, A., Djalali, C., Doughty, D., Dupre, R., Egiyan, H., El Alaoui, A., El Fassi, L., Elouadrhiri, L., Eugenio, P., Fedotov, G., Fegan, S., Fleming, J. A., Forest, T. A., Garillon, B., Garçon, M., Gavalian, G., Gevorgyan, N., Ghandilyan, Y., Gilfoyle, G. P., Giovanetti, K. L., Girod, F. X., Golovatch, E., Gothe, R. W., Griffioen, K. A., Guegan, B., Guo, L., Hafidi, K., Hakobyan, H., Harrison, N., Hattawy, M., Hicks, K., Holtrop, M., Ireland, D.G., Ishkhanov, B. S., Isupov, E. L., Jenkins, D., Jo, H. S., Joo, K., Keller, D., Khandaker, M., Kim, A., Kim, W., Klein, A., Klein, F. J., Koirala, S., Kuhn, S. E., Kuleshov, S. V., Lenisa, P., Levine, W. I., Livingston, K., Lu, H. Y., MacGregor, I. J. D., Markov, N., Mayer, M., McKinnon, B., Mirazita, M., Mokeev, V., Montgomery, R. A., Moody, C. I., Moutarde, H., Movsisyan, A., Munoz Camacho, C., Nadel-Turonski, P., Niculescu, I., Osipenko, M., Ostrovidov, A. I., Pappalardo, L. L., Park, K., Park, S., Pasyuk, E., Phelps, E., Phelps, W., Phillips, J. J., Pisano, S., Pogorelko, O., Price, J. W., Prok, Y., Protopopescu, D., Procureur, S., Puckett, A. J. R., Raue, B. A., Ripani, M., Ritchie, B. G., Rizzo, A., Rossi, P., Roy, P., Sabatié, F., Salgado, C., Schott, D., Schumacher, R. A., Seder, E., Senderovich, I., Sharabian, Y. G., Simonyan, A., Smith, G. D., Sober, D. I., Sokhan, D., Stepanyan, S. S., Strauch, S., Sytnik, V., Tang, W., Tian, Y., Ungaro, M., Vlassov, A. V., Voskanyan, H., Voutier, E., Walford, N. K., Watts, D., Wei, X., Weinstein, L. B., Yurov, M., Zachariou, N., Zana, L., Zhang, J., Zhao, Z. W., and Zonta, I.
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Physics and Astronomy
Journal Name:Physical Review C
Publisher:American Physical Society
ISSN:0556-2813
ISSN (Online):1089-490X

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