Transverse Spin Effects in Future Drell-Yan Experiments
Department of Physics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Illinois 61801, USA
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Published online: 23 January 2015
We review the current status and future prospect for probing the transverse momentum dependent (TMD) parton distributions using the Drell-Yan process. We focus on the Boer-Mulders and Sivers functions, which are expected to undergo a sign-change from semi-inclusive deep-inelastic scattering (SIDIS) to Drell-Yan process. The constraints of existing Drell-Yan and SIDIS experiments on the signs of these functions are discussed. Future Drell-Yan measurements for the TMDs are also presented.
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