Determination of the pion structure function from muon-pair production

C. B. Newman, K. J. Anderson, R. N. Coleman, G. E. Hogan, K. P. Karhi, K. T. McDonald, J. E. Pilcher, E. I. Rosenberg, G. H. Sanders, A. J.S. Smith, J. J. Thaler

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Abstract

Data on muon-pair production by pions are used to determine the momentum distribution for valence quarks in the pion. The shape of a nucleon structure function is also obtained and is compared with a calculation based on existing data.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)951-955
Number of pages5
JournalPhysical review letters
Volume42
Issue number15
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1979

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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