Azimuthal distributions of charged hadrons, pions, and kaons produced in deep-inelastic scattering off unpolarized protons and deuterons

A. Airapetian, N. Akopov, Z. Akopov, E. C. Aschenauer, W. Augustyniak, R. Avakian, A. Avetissian, E. Avetisyan, S. Belostotski, H. P. Blok, A. Borissov, J. Bowles, V. Bryzgalov, J. Burns, M. Capiluppi, E. Cisbani, G. Ciullo, M. Contalbrigo, P. F. Dalpiaz, W. DeconinckR. De Leo, L. De Nardo, E. De Sanctis, M. Diefenthaler, P. Di Nezza, M. Düren, G. Elbakian, F. Ellinghaus, A. Fantoni, L. Felawka, S. Frullani, G. Gapienko, V. Gapienko, F. Garibaldi, G. Gavrilov, V. Gharibyan, F. Giordano, S. Gliske, M. Golembiovskaya, C. Hadjidakis, M. Hartig, D. Hasch, A. Hillenbrand, M. Hoek, Y. Holler, I. Hristova, Y. Imazu, A. Ivanilov, H. E. Jackson, H. S. Jo, S. Joosten, R. Kaiser, G. Karyan, T. Keri, E. Kinney, A. Kisselev, V. Korotkov, V. Kozlov, P. Kravchenko, V. G. Krivokhijine, L. Lagamba, L. Lapikás, I. Lehmann, P. Lenisa, A. López Ruiz, W. Lorenzon, B. Q. Ma, D. Mahon, N. C.R. Makins, S. I. Manaenkov, L. Manfré, Y. Mao, B. Marianski, A. Martinez De La Ossa, H. Marukyan, C. A. Miller, Y. Miyachi, A. Movsisyan, M. Murray, E. Nappi, Y. Naryshkin, A. Nass, M. Negodaev, W. D. Nowak, L. L. Pappalardo, R. Perez-Benito, A. Petrosyan, M. Raithel, P. E. Reimer, A. R. Reolon, C. Riedl, K. Rith, G. Rosner, A. Rostomyan, J. Rubin, D. Ryckbosch, Y. Salomatin, F. Sanftl, A. Schäfer, G. Schnell, K. P. Schüler, B. Seitz, T. A. Shibata, M. Stancari, M. Statera, J. J.M. Steijger, J. Stewart, F. Stinzing, A. Terkulov, R. M. Truty, A. Trzcinski, M. Tytgat, A. Vandenbroucke, Y. Van Haarlem, C. Van Hulse, D. Veretennikov, V. Vikhrov, I. Vilardi, S. Wang, S. Yaschenko, Z. Ye, S. Yen, W. Yu, V. Zagrebelnyy, D. Zeiler, B. Zihlmann, P. Zupranski

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Abstract

The azimuthal cosâ¡α and cosâ¡2α modulations of the distribution of hadrons produced in unpolarized semi-inclusive deep-inelastic scattering of electrons and positrons off hydrogen and deuterium targets have been measured in the HERMES experiment. For the first time these modulations were determined in a four-dimensional kinematic space for positively and negatively charged pions and kaons separately, as well as for unidentified hadrons. These azimuthal dependences are sensitive to the transverse motion and polarization of the quarks within the nucleon via, e.g., the Cahn, Boer-Mulders and Collins effects.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number012010
JournalPhysical Review D - Particles, Fields, Gravitation and Cosmology
Volume87
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 25 2013

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  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics
  • Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)

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Airapetian, A., Akopov, N., Akopov, Z., Aschenauer, E. C., Augustyniak, W., Avakian, R., Avetissian, A., Avetisyan, E., Belostotski, S., Blok, H. P., Borissov, A., Bowles, J., Bryzgalov, V., Burns, J., Capiluppi, M., Cisbani, E., Ciullo, G., Contalbrigo, M., Dalpiaz, P. F., ... Zupranski, P. (2013). Azimuthal distributions of charged hadrons, pions, and kaons produced in deep-inelastic scattering off unpolarized protons and deuterons. Physical Review D - Particles, Fields, Gravitation and Cosmology, 87(1), [012010]. https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevD.87.012010