Particle Physics in Birmingham

Particle Physics Seminar

Wednesday 6th April 2022 at 13:30

(coffee served at 13:15)

Charm Content of the Proton from LHCb

Phil Ilten (Cincinnati University)


A recent measurement of Z + charm jets by LHCb indicates the possible presence of intrinsic valence-like charm in the proton wave function. The sensitivity of LHCb to parton distribution functions, with a particular emphasis on this measurement, will be summarized.