Searching for intrinsic charm in the proton at the LHC
1 Joint Institute for Nuclear Research, Dubna 141980, Moscow region, Russia
2 Laboratoire de Physique Subatomique et de Cosmologie, UJF, CNRS/IN2P3,INPG, 53 avenue des Martyrs, 38026 Grenoble, France
3 Department of Physics, McGill University, Montreal QC, Canada
Published online: 26 November 2013
The LHC with pp-collisions at √s = 7–14 TeV will obviously supply extra unique information concerning the non-zero intrinsic (or valence-like) heavy quark component of the proton distribution functions component of the proton. On the basis of theoretical study it is demonstrated that investigaton of the intrinsic heavy quark contributions looks very promising at the LHC in processes like pp → γ + c(b) + X.
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