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May 14 – 18, 2018
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Generalized TMDs in hadronic collisions

May 17, 2018, 4:30 PM
Auditorium (Jefferson Lab - CEBAF Center)


Jefferson Lab - CEBAF Center


Ms Shohini Bhattacharya (Temple University)


Being the "mother distributions" of all types of two-parton correlation functions, generalized TMDs (GTMDs) have garnered a lot of attention. We address the important question of how to access GTMDs in physical processes. Recently, we have shown that quark GTMDs can in principle be probed through the exclusive pion-nucleon double Drell-Yan process, where the focus was on two particular GTMDs only. We now present new results concerning access to the remaining quark GTMDs in the same process. Extending our analysis, we also show that GTMDs for gluons can be explored via exclusive double $\eta_c$ production in hadronic collisions.

Primary author

Ms Shohini Bhattacharya (Temple University)


Prof. Andreas Metz (Physics Department, Temple University, Philadelphia) Jeng-Yuan Tsai (Temple University) Jian Zhou (Shandong University) Vikash Kumar Ojha (Shandong University)

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