Research Papers in Physics and Astronomy

 

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August 2001

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Published by American Physical Society. Phys. Rev. D 64, 032001 (2001). http://prd.aps.org. Copyright © 2001 American Physical Society. Permission to use.

Abstract

We present results from the measurement of the inclusive jet cross section for jet transverse energies from 40 to 465 GeV in the pseudorapidity range 0.1<|η|<0.7. The results are based on 87 pb-1 of data collected by the CDF Collaboration at the Fermilab Tevatron collider. The data are consistent with previously published results. The data are also consistent with QCD predictions given the flexibility allowed from current knowledge of the proton parton distributions. We develop a new procedure for ranking the agreement of the parton distributions with data and find that the data are best described by QCD predictions using the parton distribution functions which have a large gluon contribution at high ET (CTEQ4HJ).

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