Combination of differential D∗± cross-section measurements in deep-inelastic ep scattering at HERA

Henderson, Robert Charles William and , H1 and ZEUS Collaborations (2015) Combination of differential D∗± cross-section measurements in deep-inelastic ep scattering at HERA. Journal of High Energy Physics, 2015 (9). ISSN 1029-8479

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Abstract

H1 and ZEUS have published single-differential cross sections for inclusive D∗±-meson production in deep-inelastic ep scattering at HERA from their respective final data sets. These cross sections are combined in the common visible phase-space region of photon virtuality Q2> 5 GeV2, electron inelasticity 0.02 < y < 0.7 and the D∗± meson’s transverse momentum pT(D∗) > 1.5 GeV and pseudorapidity |η(D∗)| < 1.5. The combination procedure takes into account all correlations, yielding significantly reduced experimental uncertainties. Double-differential cross sections d2σ/dQ2dy are combined with earlier D∗± data, extending the kinematic range down to Q2> 1.5 GeV2. Perturbative next-to-leading-order QCD predictions are compared to the results.

Item Type: Journal Article
Journal or Publication Title: Journal of High Energy Physics
Uncontrolled Keywords: /dk/atira/pure/subjectarea/asjc/3100/3106
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Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > Physics
ID Code: 81276
Deposited By: ep_importer_pure
Deposited On: 23 Aug 2016 08:24
Refereed?: Yes
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 01 Jan 2020 09:55
URI: https://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/81276

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