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Towards a study of the effects of dynamical factorization breaking at LHCb

by Jordan Roth

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As Contributors: Jordan Roth
Preprint link: scipost_202107_00102v1
Date submitted: 2021-07-31 16:06
Submitted by: Roth, Jordan
Submitted to: SciPost Physics Proceedings
Proceedings issue: DIS2021
Academic field: Physics
  • High-Energy Physics - Experiment


The factorization of short-distance partonic cross-sections from universal long-distance kinematic distributions is fundamental to phenomenology at hadron colliders. It has been predicted however that observables sensitive to momenta transverse to the direction of an energetic parton cannot be factorized in the usual way, even at high energies. It should be possible to study this factorization breaking using Z+jet production in high-energy proton-proton collisions by studying azimuthal correlations between a Z boson and associated charged hadrons. A plan to perform this measurement with data collected by LHCb will be discussed, along with related work.

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