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Volume 316 - XXVI International Workshop on Deep-Inelastic Scattering and Related Subjects (DIS2018) - WG1: Structure Functions and Parton Densities
Determination and application of TMD parton densities using the Parton Branching method
A. Bermudez Martinez,* P.L.S. Connor, F. Hautmann, H. Jung, A.A. Lelek, V. Radescu, R. Zlebcik
*corresponding author
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Pre-published on: 2018 September 20
Published on: 2018 November 23
We present a determination of parton densities at NLO obtained with the Parton Branching method using precision measurements of deep inelastic scattering cross sections at HERA. The two sets of parton densities shown in this work are obtained with the same angular angular ordering condition for the evolution scale and they differ in the chosen scale for the strong coupling evaluation, for which we consider two scenarios: the evolution scale, and the transverse momentum qT from the angular ordering prescription. The transverse momentum dependent densities obtained with the Parton Branching method are applied to two LHC processes: the Drell-Yan pT spectrum and the azimuthal correlation in high pT dijet events. For the Drell-Yan pT spectrum a significant effect from the strong coupling scale choice is observed.
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