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Title: Unveiling the nucleon tensor charge at Jefferson Lab: A study of the SoLID case

Here, future experiments at the Jefferson Lab 12 GeV upgrade, in particular, the Solenoidal Large Intensity Device (SoLID), aim at a very precise data set in the region where the partonic structure of the nucleon is dominated by the valence quarks. One of the main goals is to constrain the transversity quark distributions. We apply recent theoretical advances of the global QCD extraction of the transversity distributions to study the impact of future experimental data from the SoLID. Especially, we develop a model-independent method based on the hessian matrix analysis that allows to estimate the uncertainties of the transversity quark distributions and their tensor charge contributions extracted from the pseudo-data for the SoLID. Both u and d-quark transversity distributions are shown to be very well constrained in the kinematical region of the future experiments with the proton and the effective neutron targets.
Authors:
ORCiD logo [1] ;  [2] ;  [3] ;  [4] ;  [2] ;  [4] ;  [5] ; ORCiD logo [6] ;  [7] ;  [8]
  1. Argonne National Lab. (ANL), Lemont, IL (United States); Duke Univ., Durham, NC (United States)
  2. Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility (TJNAF), Newport News, VA (United States)
  3. Massachusetts Inst. of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, MA (United States)
  4. Duke Univ., Durham, NC (United States)
  5. Univ. of California, Los Angeles, CA (United States); Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States)
  6. Penn State Berks, Reading, PA (United States); Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility (TJNAF), Newport News, VA (United States)
  7. Penn State Berks, Reading, PA (United States)
  8. Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (LBNL), Berkeley, CA (United States)
Publication Date:
Report Number(s):
JLAB-THY-16-2328; DOE/OR/23177-3923; arXiv:1609.02449
Journal ID: ISSN 0370-2693; PII: S0370269317300643; TRN: US1700928
Grant/Contract Number:
AC05-06OR23177; AC02-06CH11357; FG02-94ER40818; AC02-05CH11231; AC52-06NA25396; FG02-03ER41231; PHY-1623454; 11120101004
Type:
Published Article
Journal Name:
Physics Letters. Section B
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 767; Journal Issue: C; Journal ID: ISSN 0370-2693
Publisher:
Elsevier
Research Org:
Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility, Newport News, VA (United States); Argonne National Lab. (ANL), Argonne, IL (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), Nuclear Physics (NP) (SC-26)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
72 PHYSICS OF ELEMENTARY PARTICLES AND FIELDS; semi-inclusive deep inelastic scattering; tensor charge; transversity; Jefferson Lab 12 GeV upgrade; SoLID; JLAB-THY-16-2328; quantum chromo dynamics
OSTI Identifier:
1343165
Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 1343409; OSTI ID: 1344534