Apr 16 – 20, 2018
Kobe University Convention Centre / Kobe International Conference Center
Asia/Tokyo timezone

[thru #154 assgined] Coherent vector meson production at an electron ion collider

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Kobe International Convention Centre

Kobe International Convention Centre

WG7: Future of DIS WG7: Future of DIS


Dr Michael Lomnitz (Lawrence Berkeley National Lab.)


Exclusive vector meson electroproduction over a broad $Q^2$ range offers a unique opportunity to probe the gluon structure of nuclei to measure nuclear shadowing, and to search for gluon saturation and/or the colored glass condensate at an Electron-Ion Collider. Understanding the kinematic distributions and cross sections for specific processes can impact detector design to maximize their acceptance and strengthen the physics case. We will discuss predictions from a Monte Carlo generator eSTARlight, a tool developed to study production of exclusive vector meson final states. We present final state distributions and production rates for the $\rho$, $\phi$, J/$\psi$, $\psi'$ and the $\Upsilon$ states in $ep$ and $eA$ collisions at the different energies.

Primary authors

Dr Michael Lomnitz (Lawrence Berkeley National Lab.) Spencer Klein (University of California Berkeley (US))

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