We argue that already the first year LHC run at √s=7TeV will provide a quick and effective way to test the dynamics of the color dipole-gluon interactions and the small x behavior of the gluon density in the proton by studying vector meson photoproduction in ultraperipheral proton-proton collisions.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Journal||Physical Review D - Particles, Fields, Gravitation and Cosmology|
|Publication status||Published - Feb 12 2010|
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Nuclear and High Energy Physics
- Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)