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10-12 April 2019
Denver, CO
US/Mountain timezone

Gluon TMDs from Quarkonium production in proton collisions

12 Apr 2019, 10:30
Director's Row I (Denver, CO)

Director's Row I

Denver, CO

Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel, 1550 Court Pl. lobby level of the Plaza building
invited talk GPDs andTMDs


Marc Schlegel (New Mexico State University)


In this talk it is discussed how gluon TMDs - in particular the distribution of linearly polarized gluons - can be accessed in proton collisions at the LHC. A particularly promising reaction is the production of quarkonium pairs. Using existing LHCb data for this final state allows to obtain a first idea of how the TMD distribution of unpolarized gluons in the nucleon might look like. In addition, estimates of azimuthal modulations that are sensitive to a possible linear polarization of gluons in the nucleon are presented.

Primary author

Marc Schlegel (New Mexico State University)

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