Measurements of double-helicity asymmetries in inclusive J/Psi production in longitudinally polarized p plus p collisions at root s=510 GeV

dc.contributor.author Adare, Andrew
dc.contributor.author Apadula, Nicole
dc.contributor.author Ogilvie, Craig
dc.contributor.author Ding, Lei
dc.contributor.author Hill, John
dc.contributor.author Hotvedt, Nels
dc.contributor.author Lajoie, John
dc.contributor.author Lebedev, Alexandre
dc.contributor.author Ogilvie, Craig
dc.contributor.author Patel, Milap
dc.contributor.author Perry, Joshua
dc.contributor.author Rinn, Timothy
dc.contributor.author Rosati, Marzia
dc.contributor.author Sen, Abhisek
dc.contributor.author Shimomura, M.
dc.contributor.author Timilsina, Arbin
dc.contributor.author Whitaker, Shawn
dc.contributor.author et al.
dc.contributor.department Physics and Astronomy
dc.date 2018-02-18T09:59:05.000
dc.date.accessioned 2020-06-30T06:18:00Z
dc.date.available 2020-06-30T06:18:00Z
dc.date.copyright Fri Jan 01 00:00:00 UTC 2016
dc.date.issued 2016-12-29
dc.description.abstract <p>We report the double-helicity asymmetry, A(LL)(J/Psi), in inclusive J/Psi production at forward rapidity as a function of transverse momentum p(T) and rapidity |y|. The data analyzed were taken during root s = 510 GeV longitudinally polarized p + p collisions at the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider in the 2013 run using the PHENIX detector. At this collision energy, J/Psi particles are predominantly produced through gluon-gluon scatterings, thus A(LL)(J/Psi) is sensitive to the gluon polarization inside the proton. We measured A(LL)(J/Psi) by detecting the decay daughter muon pairs mu(+)mu(-) within the PHENIX muon spectrometers in the rapidity range 1.2 < |y| < 2.2. In this kinematic range, we measured the A(LL)(J/Psi) to be 0.012 +/- 0.010 (stat) +/- 0.003 (syst). The A(LL)(J.Psi) can be expressed to be proportional to the product of the gluon polarization distributions at two distinct ranges of Bjorken x: one at moderate range x approximate to 5 x 10(-2) where recent data of jet and pi(0) double helicity spin asymmetries have shown evidence for significant gluon polarization, and the other one covering the poorly known small-x region x approximate to 2 x 10(-3). Thus our new results could be used to further constrain the gluon polarization for x < 5 x 10(-2).</p>
dc.description.comments <p>This article is from <em>Physical Review D</em> 94 (2016): 112008, doi:<a href="http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevD.94.112008" target="_blank">10.1103/PhysRevD.94.112008</a>. Posted with permission.</p>
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dc.source.uri 10.1103/PhysRevD.94.112008
dc.subject.disciplines Elementary Particles and Fields and String Theory
dc.subject.disciplines Physics
dc.title Measurements of double-helicity asymmetries in inclusive J/Psi production in longitudinally polarized p plus p collisions at root s=510 GeV
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