Measurement of the Electron Charge Asymmetry in Inclusive W Production in pp Collisions at root s=7 TeV
CMS Collaboration (ukupan broj autora: 2192)
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A measurement of the electron charge asymmetry in inclusive pp - GT W + X - GT ev + X production at root s = 7 TeV is presented based on data recorded by the CMS detector at the LHC and corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 840 pb(-1). The electron charge asymmetry reflects the unequal production of W+ and W- bosons in pp collisions. The electron charge asymmetry is measured in bins of the absolute value of electron pseudorapidity in the range of vertical bar eta vertical bar LT 2.4. The asymmetry rises from about 0.1 to 0.2 as a function of the pseudorapidity and is measured with a relative precision better than 7%. This measurement provides new stringent constraints for parton distribution functions.
Source:Physical Review Letters, 2012, 109, 11
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