Evaluation of longitudinal double-spin asymmetry measurements in semi-inclusive deep-inelastic scattering from the proton for the ECCE detector design

C. Van Hulse, J. K. Adkins, Y. Akiba, A. Albataineh, M. Amaryan, I. C. Arsene, C. Ayerbe Gayoso, J. Bae, X. Bai, M. D. Baker, M. Bashkanov, R. Bellwied, F. Benmokhtar, V. Berdnikov, J. C. Bernauer, F. Bock, W. Boeglin, M. Borysova, E. Brash, P. BrindzaW. J. Briscoe, M. Brooks, S. Bueltmann, M. H.S. Bukhari, A. Bylinkin, R. Capobianco, W. C. Chang, Y. Cheon, K. Chen, K. F. Chen, K. Y. Cheng, M. Chiu, T. Chujo, Z. Citron, E. Cline, E. Cohen, T. Cormier, Y. Corrales Morales, C. Cotton, J. Crafts, C. Crawford, S. Creekmore, C.Cuevas, J. Cunningham, G. David, C. T. Dean, M. Demarteau, S. Diehl, N. Doshita, R. Dupré, J. M. Durham, R. Dzhygadlo, R. Ehlers, L. El Fassi, A. Emmert, R. Ent, C. Fanelli, R. Fatemi, S. Fegan, M. Finger, J. Frantz, M. Friedman, I. Friscic, D. Gangadharan, S. Gardner, K. Gates, F. Geurts, R. Gilman, D. Glazier, E. Glimos, Y. Goto, N. Grau, S. V. Greene, A. Q. Guo, L. Guo, S. K. Ha, J. Haggerty, T. Hayward, X. He, O. Hen, D. W. Higinbotham, M. Hoballah, T. Horn, A. Hoghmrtsyan, P. H.J. Hsu, J. Huang, G. Huber, A. Hutson, K. Y. Hwang, C. E. Hyde, M. Inaba, T. Iwata, H. S. Jo, K. Joo, N. Kalantarians, G. Kalicy, K. Kawade, S. J.D. Kay, A. Kim, B. Kim, C. Kim, M. Kim, Y. Kim, E. Kistenev, V. Klimenko, S. H. Ko, I. Korover, W. Korsch, G. Krintiras, S. Kuhn, C. M. Kuo, T. Kutz, J. Lajoie, D. Lawrence, S. Lebedev, H. Lee, J. S.H. Lee, S. W. Lee, Y. J. Lee, W. Li, W. B. Li, X. Li, Y. T. Liang, S. Lim, C. H. Lin, D. X. Lin, K. Liu, M. X. Liu, K. Livingston, N. Liyanage, W. J. Llope, C. Loizides, E. Long, R. S. Lu, Z. Lu, W. Lynch, S. Mantry, D. Marchand, M. Marcisovsky, C. Markert, P. Markowitz, H. Marukyan, P. McGaughey, M. Mihovilovic, R. G. Milner, A. Milov, Y. Miyachi, A. Mkrtchyan, H. Mkrtchyan, P. Monaghan, R. Montgomery, D. Morrison, A. Movsisyan, C. Munoz Camacho, M. Murray, K. Nagai, J. Nagle, I. Nakagawa, C. Nattrass, D. Nguyen, S. Niccolai, R. Nouicer, G. Nukazuka, M. Nycz, V. A. Okorokov, S. Orešić, J. D. Osborn, C. O'Shaughnessy, S. Paganis, Z. Papandreou, S. F. Pate, M. Patel, C. Paus, G. Penman, M. G. Perdekamp, D. V. Perepelitsa, H. Periera da Costa, K. Peters, W. Phelps, E. Piasetzky, C. Pinkenburg, I. Prochazka, T. Protzman, M. L. Purschke, J. Putschke, J. R. Pybus, R. Rajput-Ghoshal, J. Rasson, K. F. Read, K. Røed, R. Reed, J. Reinhold, E. L. Renner, J. Richards, C. Riedl, T. Rinn, J. Roche, G. M. Roland, G. Ron, M. Rosati, C. Royon, J. Ryu, S. Salur, N. Santiesteban, R. Santos, M. Sarsour, J. Schambach, A. Schmidt, N. Schmidt, C. Schwarz, J. Schwiening, R. Seidl, A. Sickles, P. Simmerling, S. Sirca, D. Sharma, Z. Shi, T. A. Shibata, C. W. Shih, S. Shimizu, U. Shrestha, K. Slifer, K. Smith, D. Sokhan, R. Soltz, W. Sondheim, J. Song, I. I. Strakovsky, P. Steinberg, P. Stepanov, J. Stevens, J. Strube, P. Sun, X. Sun, K. Suresh, V. Tadevosyan, W. C. Tang, S. Tapia Araya, S. Tarafdar, L. Teodorescu, D. Thomas, A. Timmins, L. Tomasek, N. Trotta, R. Trotta, T. S. Tveter, E. Umaka, A. Usman, H. W.van Hecke, J. Velkovska, E. Voutier, P. K. Wang, Q. Wang, Y. Wang, D. P. Watts, N. Wickramaarachchi, L. Weinstein, M. Williams, C. P. Wong, L. Wood, M. H. Wood, C. Woody, B. Wyslouch, Z. Xiao, Y. Yamazaki, Y. Yang, Z. Ye, H. D. Yoo, M. Yurov, N. Zachariou, W. A. Zajc, W. Zha, J. L. Zhang, J. X. Zhang, Y. Zhang, Y. X. Zhao, X. Zheng, P. Zhuang

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The evaluation of the measurement of double-spin asymmetries for charge-separated pions and kaons produced in deep-inelastic scattering from the proton using the ECCE detector design concept is presented, for the combinations of lepton and hadron beam energies of 5 × 41 GeV2 and 18 × 275 GeV2. The study uses unpolarised simulated data that are processed through a full GEANT simulation of the detector. These data are then reweighted at the parton level with DSSV helicity distributions and DSS fragmentation functions, in order to generate the relevant asymmetries, and subsequently analysed. The performed analysis shows that the ECCE detector concept provides the resolution and acceptance, with a broad coverage in kinematic phase space, needed for a robust extraction of asymmetries. This, in turn, allows for a precise extraction of sea-quark helicity distributions.


  • ECCE
  • Electron-ion collider
  • Helicity parton distribution functions
  • Semi-inclusive deep-inelastic scattering

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics
  • Instrumentation


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