ZEUS

ZEUS
Particle physics experiments are designed to probe the structure of
matter, the nature of fundamental interactions and ultimately to extend
our understanding of nature. The HERA data represent a unique
achievement in HEP, they are unlikely to be superseded in the near
future, even considering the LHeC. The potential of the data can be
further exploited, for example by using new developments in theory or
new experimental methods, as well as using a simplified data format to
reach a more general public in various education, training and outreach
programs. Another very important aim of HERA analyses is combining the
results of the ZEUS and H1 experiments. Combining similar measurements
from different experiments increases statistical significance and
reduces systematic uncertainties via cross-calibration techniques to
arrive at a more precise result. An example can be seen on the plot
showing reduced neutral current (NC) cross section measured by the H1
and ZEUS experiments together with the combination of both - the HERA
cross sections. A clear reduction of uncertainties can be seen in a
blow-up of a part of presented results. There are ongoing efforts in
combining H1 and ZEUS data for different analyses and this group (?)
plans to take an active and leading role in providing more HERA results
with increased significance.

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