Charged particle production in high Q 2 deep-inelastic scattering at HERA

F. D. Aaron, A. Aktas, C. Alexa, V. Andreev, B. Antunovic, S. Aplin, A. Asmone, A. Astvatsatourov, S. Backovic, A. Baghdasaryan, P. Baranov, E. Barrelet, W. Bartel, S. Baudrand, M. Beckingham, K. Begzsuren, O. Behnke, O. Behrendt, A. Belousov, N. BergerJ. C. Bizot, M. O. Boenig, V. Boudry, I. Bozovic-Jelisavcic, J. Bracinik, G. Brandt, M. Brinkmann, V. Brisson, D. Bruncko, F. W. Büsser, A. Bunyatyan, G. Buschhorn, L. Bystritskaya, A. J. Campbell, K. B Cantun Avila, F. Cassol-Brunner, K. Cerny, V. Cerny, V. Chekelian, A. Cholewa, J. G. Contreras, J. A. Coughlan, G. Cozzika, J. Cvach, J. B. Dainton, K. Daum, M. Deak, Y. de Boer, B. Delcourt, M. Del Degan, J. Delvax, A. De Roeck, E. A. De Wolf, C. Diaconu, V. Dodonov, A. Dubak, G. Eckerlin, V. Efremenko, S. Egli, R. Eichler, F. Eisele, A. Eliseev, E. Elsen, S. Essenov, A. Falkiewicz, P. J W Faulkner, L. Favart, A. Fedotov, R. Felst, J. Feltesse, J. Ferencei, L. Finke, M. Fleischer, A. Fomenko, G. Franke, T. Frisson, E. Gabathuler, J. Gayler, S. Ghazaryan, S. Ginzburgskaya, A. Glazov, I. Glushkov, L. Goerlich, M. Goettlich, N. Gogitidze, S. Gorbounov, M. Gouzevitch, C. Grab, T. Greenshaw, M. Gregori, B. R. Grell, G. Grindhammer, S. Habib, D. Haidt, M. Hansson, G. Heinzelmann, C. Helebrant, R. C W Henderson, H. Henschel, G. Herrera, M. Hildebrandt, K. H. Hiller, D. Hoffmann, R. Horisberger, A. Hovhannisyan, T. Hreus, M. Jacquet, M. E. Janssen, X. Janssen, V. Jemanov, L. Jönsson, D. P. Johnson, A. W. Jung, H. Jung, M. Kapichine, J. Katzy, I. R. Kenyon, C. Kiesling, M. Klein, C. Kleinwort, T. Klimkovich, T. Kluge, A. Knutsson, V. Korbel, P. Kostka, M. Kraemer, K. Krastev, J. Kretzschmar, A. Kropivnitskaya, K. Krüger, M. P J Landon, W. Lange, G. Laštovička-Medin, P. Laycock, A. Lebedev, G. Leibenguth, V. Lendermann, S. Levonian, G. Li, L. Lindfeld, K. Lipka, A. Liptaj, B. List, J. List, N. Loktionova, R. Lopez-Fernandez, V. Lubimov, A. I. Lucaci-Timoce, L. Lytkin, A. Makankine, E. Malinovski, P. Marage, Ll Marti, M. Martisikova, H. U. Martyn, S. J. Maxfield, A. Mehta, K. Meier, A. B. Meyer, H. Meyer, H. Meyer, J. Meyer, V. Michels, S. Mikocki, I. Milcewicz-Mika, A. Mohamed, F. Moreau, A. Morozov, J. V. Morris, M. U. Mozer, K. Müller, P. Murín, K. Nankov, B. Naroska, Th Naumann, P. R. Newman, C. Niebuhr, A. Nikiforov, G. Nowak, K. Nowak, M. Nozicka, R. Oganezov, B. Olivier, J. E. Olsson, S. Osman, D. Ozerov, V. Palichik, I. Panagoulias, M. Pandurovic, Th Papadopoulou, C. Pascaud, G. D. Patel, H. Peng, E. Perez, Daniel Astudillo, A. Perieanu, A. Petrukhin, I. Picuric, S. Piec, D. Pitzl, R. Plačakyte, R. Polifka, B. Povh, T. Preda, P. Prideaux, V. Radescu, A. J. Rahmat, N. Raicevic, T. Ravdandorj, P. Reimer, C. Risler, E. Rizvi, P. Robmann, B. Roland, R. Roosen, A. Rostovtsev, Z. Rurikova, S. Rusakov, D. Salek, F. Salvaire, D. P C Sankey, M. Sauter, E. Sauvan, S. Schmidt, S. Schmitt, C. Schmitz, L. Schoeffel, A. Schöning, H. C. Schultz-Coulon, F. Sefkow, R. N. Shaw-West, I. Sheviakov, L. N. Shtarkov, T. Sloan, I. Smiljanic, P. Smirnov, Y. Soloviev, D. South, V. Spaskov, A. Specka, Z. Staykova, M. Steder, B. Stella, J. Stiewe, U. Straumann, D. Sunar, T. Sykora, V. Tchoulakov, G. Thompson, P. D. Thompson, T. Toll, F. Tomasz, T. H. Tran, D. Traynor, T. N. Trinh, P. Truöl, I. Tsakov, B. Tseepeldorj, G. Tsipolitis, I. Tsurin, J. Turnau, E. Tzamariudaki, K. Urban, D. Utkin, A. Valkárová, C. Vallée, P. Van Mechelen, A. Vargas Trevino, Y. Vazdik, S. Vinokurova, V. Volchinski, G. Weber, R. Weber, D. Wegener, C. Werner, M. Wessels, Ch Wissing, R. Wolf, E. Wünsch, S. Xella, V. Yeganov, J. Žáček, J. Zálešák, Z. Zhang, A. Zhelezov, A. Zhokin, Y. C. Zhu, T. Zimmermann, H. Zohrabyan, F. Zomer

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Abstract

The average charged track multiplicity and the normalised distribution of the scaled momentum, x p, of charged final state hadrons are measured in deep-inelastic ep scattering at high Q 2 in the Breit frame of reference. The analysis covers the range of photon virtuality 100 < Q 2 < 20 000   GeV 2. Compared with previous results presented by HERA experiments this analysis has a significantly higher statistical precision and extends the phase space to higher Q 2 and to the full range of x p. The results are compared with e + e - annihilation data and with various calculations based on perturbative QCD using different models of the hadronisation process.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)148-159
Number of pages12
JournalPhysics Letters, Section B: Nuclear, Elementary Particle and High-Energy Physics
Volume654
Issue number5-6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 18 Oct 2007
Externally publishedYes

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Aaron, F. D., Aktas, A., Alexa, C., Andreev, V., Antunovic, B., Aplin, S., Asmone, A., Astvatsatourov, A., Backovic, S., Baghdasaryan, A., Baranov, P., Barrelet, E., Bartel, W., Baudrand, S., Beckingham, M., Begzsuren, K., Behnke, O., Behrendt, O., Belousov, A., ... Zomer, F. (2007). Charged particle production in high Q 2 deep-inelastic scattering at HERA. Physics Letters, Section B: Nuclear, Elementary Particle and High-Energy Physics, 654(5-6), 148-159. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.physletb.2007.07.073