# Nuclear PDFs after 10 years of LHC data

#### Nuclear PDFs after 10 years of LHC data

- Event time: 2:00pm until 3:00pm
- Event date: 27th May 2024
- Speaker: Michael Klasen (University of Münster)
- Location: Room 5326, James Clerk Maxwell Building (JCMB) James Clerk Maxwell Building Peter Guthrie Tait Road Edinburgh EH9 3FD GB

### Event details

Title: Nuclear PDFs after 10 years of LHC data

Abstract: We discuss the conceptual basis, present knowledge and recent progress in

the field of global analysis of nuclear parton distribution functions

(PDFs). After introducing the theoretical foundations and methodological

approaches for the extraction of nuclear PDFs from experimental data, we

review how different measurements in fixed-target and collider experiments

provide increasingly precise constraints on various aspects of nuclear

PDFs, including shadowing, antishadowing, the EMC effect, Fermi motion,

flavor separation, deuteron binding, target-mass and other higher-twist

effects. Particular emphasis is given to measurements carried out in

proton-lead collisions at the Large Hadron Collider, which have

revolutionized the global analysis during the past decade. These

measurements include electroweak-boson, jet, light-hadron, and

heavy-flavor observables. We also outline the expected impact of the

future Electron Ion Collider and discuss the role and interplay of nuclear

PDFs with other branches of nuclear, particle and astroparticle physics.

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