Drell-Yan Lepton-Pair-Jet Correlation in pA Collisions

Anna Staśto, Bo Wen Xiao, David Zaslavsky

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Determining the dipole model unintegrated gluon distribution (UGD) is a problem of significant interest in small-. x physics. Here we relate the dipole gluon distribution to the angular correlation function of the process pA→ℓℓπ0X, which provides a clean probe of the nuclear structure, and compute numerical predictions for the correlation function based on three models for the UGD: the GBW model, and BK evolution with fixed and running coupling. With all three models, the correlation exhibits an interesting double-peak structure, but the BK evolution is necessary to reproduce the near-side emission peak.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)837c-840c
JournalNuclear Physics A
StatePublished - May 2 2013

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics


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