Precision measurement of R=LT and F2 in deep-inelastic electron scattering

S. Dasu*, P. De Barbaro, A. Bodek, H. Harada, M. W. Krasny, K. Lang, E. M. Riordan, R. Arnold, D. Benton, P. Bosted, L. Clogher, G. Dechambrier, A. Lung, S. E. Rock, Z. M. Szalata, R. C. Walker, B. W. Filippone, J. Jourdan, R. Milner, R. McKeownD. Potterveld, A. Para, F. Dietrich, K. Van Bibber, J. Button-Shafer, B. Debebe, R. S. Hicks, R. Gearhart, L. W. Whitlow, J. Alster

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Abstract

We report new results on a precision measurement of the ratio R=LT and the structure function F2 for deep-inelastic electron-nucleon scattering in the kinematic range 0.2x0.5 and 1Q210 (GeV/c)2. Our results show, for the first time, a clear falloff of R with increasing Q2. Our R and F2 results are in good agreement with QCD predictions only when corrections for target-mass effects are included.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1061-1064
Number of pages4
JournalPhysical Review Letters
Volume61
Issue number9
DOIs
StatePublished - 1988

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