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Title: Constraints on large- x parton distributions from new weak boson production and deep-inelastic scattering data

Abstract

A new set of leading twist parton distribution functions, referred to as "CJ15", is presented, which take advantage of developments in the theoretical treatment of nuclear corrections as well as new data. The analysis includes for the first time data on the free neutron structure function from Jefferson Lab, and new high-precision charged lepton and W-boson asymmetry data from Fermilab, which significantly reduce the uncertainty on the d/u ratio at large values of x.

Authors:
 [1];  [2];  [3];  [4];  [3]
  1. Hampton Univ., Hampton, VA (United States); Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility (TJNAF), Newport News, VA (United States)
  2. Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility (TJNAF), Newport News, VA (United States); Univ. of California, Santa Barbara, CA (United States)
  3. Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility (TJNAF), Newport News, VA (United States)
  4. Florida State Univ., Tallahassee, FL (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility (TJNAF), Newport News, VA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), Nuclear Physics (NP)
OSTI Identifier:
1263557
Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 1258320
Report Number(s):
JLAB-THY-16-2215; DOE/OR/23177-3821; arXiv:1602.03154
Journal ID: ISSN 2470-0010; PRVDAQ
Grant/Contract Number:  
AC05-06OR23177; FG02-97ER41922; SC0008791
Resource Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Physical Review D
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 93; Journal Issue: 11; Journal ID: ISSN 2470-0010
Publisher:
American Physical Society (APS)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
72 PHYSICS OF ELEMENTARY PARTICLES AND FIELDS

Citation Formats

Accardi, A., Brady, L. T., Melnitchouk, W., Owens, J. F., and Sato, N. Constraints on large-x parton distributions from new weak boson production and deep-inelastic scattering data. United States: N. p., 2016. Web. doi:10.1103/PhysRevD.93.114017.
Accardi, A., Brady, L. T., Melnitchouk, W., Owens, J. F., & Sato, N. Constraints on large-x parton distributions from new weak boson production and deep-inelastic scattering data. United States. doi:10.1103/PhysRevD.93.114017.
Accardi, A., Brady, L. T., Melnitchouk, W., Owens, J. F., and Sato, N. Mon . "Constraints on large-x parton distributions from new weak boson production and deep-inelastic scattering data". United States. doi:10.1103/PhysRevD.93.114017. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1263557.
@article{osti_1263557,
title = {Constraints on large-x parton distributions from new weak boson production and deep-inelastic scattering data},
author = {Accardi, A. and Brady, L. T. and Melnitchouk, W. and Owens, J. F. and Sato, N.},
abstractNote = {A new set of leading twist parton distribution functions, referred to as "CJ15", is presented, which take advantage of developments in the theoretical treatment of nuclear corrections as well as new data. The analysis includes for the first time data on the free neutron structure function from Jefferson Lab, and new high-precision charged lepton and W-boson asymmetry data from Fermilab, which significantly reduce the uncertainty on the d/u ratio at large values of x.},
doi = {10.1103/PhysRevD.93.114017},
journal = {Physical Review D},
number = 11,
volume = 93,
place = {United States},
year = {2016},
month = {6}
}

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