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Probing proton PDFs at high x with LHCb

by Thomas Boettcher on behalf of the LHCb Collaboration

Submission summary

As Contributors: Thomas Boettcher
Preprint link: scipost_202107_00091v2
Date submitted: 2021-09-14 02:20
Submitted by: Boettcher, Thomas
Submitted to: SciPost Physics Proceedings
Proceedings issue: DIS2021
Academic field: Physics
Specialties:
  • High-Energy Physics - Experiment
  • Nuclear Physics - Experiment
Approach: Experimental

Abstract

LHCb is a forward spectrometer at the LHC covering the pseudorapidity region $2<\eta<5$. Because of this forward coverage, LHCb can probe the proton parton distribution functions (PDFs) in previously unexplored kinematic regimes, in particular at very high and low Bjorken-$x$. This contribution presents LHCb measurements that can be used to constrain the proton PDFs, with a focus on the high-$x$ and high-$Q^2$ regime.

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