Measurement of the differential cross section and charge asymmetry for inclusive pp → W±+ X production at √s = 8 TeV

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Abstract

The differential cross section and charge asymmetry for inclusive pp → W± + X → μ±ν + X production at √s = 8 TeV are measured as a function of muon pseudorapidity. The data sample corresponds to an integrated luminosity of 18.8fb-1 recorded with the CMS detector at the LHC. These results provide important constraints on the parton distribution functions of the proton in the range of the Bjorken scaling variable x from 10-3 to 10-1.

Original languageEnglish
Article number469
JournalEuropean Physical Journal C
Volume76
Issue number8
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Aug 1 2016

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  • Engineering (miscellaneous)
  • Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)

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