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dc.contributor.authorKhachatryan, Vardan
dc.contributor.authorSirunyan, A.M.
dc.contributor.authorTumasyan, A.R.
dc.contributor.authorAdam, Wolfgang
dc.contributor.authorBergauer, Thomas
dc.contributor.authorDragicevic, Marko
dc.contributor.authorBaarmand, Marc M.
dc.contributor.authorHohlmann, Marcus
dc.contributor.authorKalakhety, Himali
dc.contributor.authorYumiceva, Francisco
dc.date.accessioned2016-01-25T22:01:36Z
dc.date.available2016-01-25T22:01:36Z
dc.date.issued2015-09-28
dc.identifier.citationKhachatryan, V., Sirunyan, A. M., Tumasyan, A., Adam, W., Bergauer, T., Dragicevic, M., . . . Woods, N. (2015). Study of W boson production in pPb collisions at √sNN = 5.02 TeV. Physics Letters, Section B: Nuclear, Elementary Particle and High-Energy Physics, 750, 565-586. doi:10.1016/j.physletb.2015.09.057en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/11141/785
dc.description.abstractThe first study of W boson production in pPb collisions is presented, for bosons decaying to a muon or electron, and a neutrino. The measurements are based on a data sample corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 34.6 nb−1 at a nucleon-nucleon centre-of-mass energy of √sNN = 5.02 TeV, collected by the CMS experiment. The W boson differential cross sections, lepton charge asymmetry, and forward-backward asymmetries are measured for leptons of transverse momentum exceeding 25 GeV/c, and as a function of the lepton pseudorapidity in the |ηlab| < 2.4 range. Deviations from the expectations based on currently available parton distribution functions are observed, showing the need for including W boson data in nuclear parton distribution global fits.en_US
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dc.rightsThis is an open access article under the CC BY licenseen_US
dc.rights.urihttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/en_US
dc.titleStudy of W boson production in pPb collisions at √sNN=5.02TeVen_US
dc.typeArticleen_US
dc.identifier.doi10.1016/j.physletb.2015.09.057


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