Self-consistent determination of proton and nuclear PDFs at the Electron Ion Collider

  title={Self-consistent determination of proton and nuclear PDFs at the Electron Ion Collider},
  author={Rabah Abdul Khalek and Jacob J. Ethier and Emanuele R. Nocera and Juan Rojo},
We quantify the impact of unpolarized lepton-proton and lepton-nucleus inclusive deep-inelastic scattering (DIS) cross section measurements from the future Electron-Ion Collider (EIC) on the proton and nuclear parton distribution functions (PDFs). To this purpose we include neutral- and charged-current DIS pseudodata in a self-consistent set of proton and nuclear global PDF determinations based on the NNPDF methodology. We demonstrate that the EIC measurements will reduce the uncertainty of the… 

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