PoS - Proceedings of Science
Volume 352 - XXVII International Workshop on Deep-Inelastic Scattering and Related Subjects (DIS2019) - Working Group 6: Spin and 3D Structure
Transversely polarized Drell-Yan measurements at COMPASS
B. Parsamyan* on behalf of the COMPASS Collaboration
*corresponding author
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Pre-published on: July 19, 2019
Published on: October 04, 2019
The exploration of the transverse spin structure of the nucleon by measuring spin (in)dependent azimuthal asymmetries in semi-inclusive DIS (SIDIS) and in Drell-Yan processes is one of the main objectives of the COMPASS experiment at CERN (SPS, M2 beamline). During the first phase of the experiment (2002-2011) a series of SIDIS measurements were performed, using a longitudinally polarized muon beam impinging on transversely polarized $^6$LiD or NH$_3$ targets. As a part of the COMPASS-II programme, in 2015 and 2018 the experiment performed Drell-Yan measurements with a $\pi^-$ beam interacting with a transversely polarized NH$_3$. The measurement of the Sivers and other azimuthal asymmetries at the same hard scale in polarized SIDIS and Drell-Yan provides a unique possibility to test predicted in QCD (pseudo-)universal features of transverse momentum dependent parton distribution functions.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.22323/1.352.0195
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