Measuring Double-Parton Distributions in Nucleons at Proton-Nucleus Colliders

M. Strikman, D. Treleani

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We predict a strong enhancement of multijet production in proton-nucleus collisions at collider energies, as compared to a naive expectation of a cross section [Formula presented]. The study of the process would allow one to measure, for the first time, the double-parton distribution functions in a nucleon in a model-independent way and hence to study both the longitudinal and the transverse correlations of partons.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)4
Number of pages1
JournalPhysical review letters
Issue number3
StatePublished - 2002

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Physics and Astronomy


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