We study the transverse single spin asymmetry (SSA), AN, for the single inclusive process ℓp↑ → h + X, in a perturbative QCD factorization scheme with inclusion of spin and transverse momentum dependent (TMD) distributions. By adopting the relevant TMDs (Sivers and Collins functions) as extracted from semi-inclusive deep inelastic scattering (SIDIS) and e+e- data, predictions for these SSAs are given. A measurement of AN for this process could then provide a direct test of the validity of the TMD factorization.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Publication status||Published - Dec 1 2009|
|Event||17th International Workshop on Deep-Inelastic Scattering and Related Topics, DIS 2009 - Madrid, Spain|
Duration: Apr 26 2009 → Apr 30 2009
|Other||17th International Workshop on Deep-Inelastic Scattering and Related Topics, DIS 2009|
|Period||4/26/09 → 4/30/09|
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