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spin structure of the nucleon International School of Nucleon Structure, 1st Course, Erice, Italy, 3-10 August 1995 by International School of Nucleon Structure (1st 1995 Erice, Italy)

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Published by World Scientific in Singapore, River Edge, NJ .
Written in English


  • Nuclear spin -- Congresses.,
  • Particles (Nuclear physics) -- Congresses.,
  • Protons -- Scattering -- Congresses.

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Statementeditors, B. Frois, V.W. Hughes, and N. de Groot.
SeriesThe Science and culture series--Physics ;, 12, Science and culture series (Singapore)., 12.
ContributionsFrois, B., Hughes, Vernon W., De Groot, N.
LC ClassificationsQC793.3.S6 I575 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 685 p. :
Number of Pages685
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL449253M
ISBN 10981023323X
LC Control Number98163224

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xii, pages: illustrations ; 25 cm. Contents: Programme of the NATO Advanced Research Workshop Spin Structure of the Nucleon at SLAC / P.E. Bosted --Flavor Structure of the Nucleon as Revealed at HERMES / H.E. Jackson --Generalized Parton Distributions: What do they Really Mean?/ A. From its early beginnings at SLAC in the 's, the study of nucleon spin structure using polarized lepton beams and polarized nucleon targets has become increasingly important in nuclear and particle physics, with current experiments at several of the world's high energy and nuclear physics laboratories (CERN, DESY, SLAC and Jefferson Lab) and with enormous related theoretical studies. Attempting to understand the origin of the intrinsic spin of the proton and neutron has been an active area of both experimental and theoretical research for the past twenty years. With the confirmation that the proton and neutron were not elementary particles, physicists were challenged with the task of explaining the nucleon’s spin in terms of its by: The Spin Asymmetries of the Nucleon Experiment measured two double spin asymmetries using a polarized proton target and polarized electron beam at two beam energies, and GeV.

Since the nucleon is a building block for all atomic nuclei, there is a need to analyse the its structure in order to fully understand the essential properties of all atomic nuclei. After more than forty years of research on the nucleon, both the experimental and theoretical situations have matured to a point where a synthesis of the results. Spin structure of the nucleon—status and recent results. Available in: Paperback.A comprehensive survey of the most recent results from the field of quark-gluon structure of the nucleon, in particular how the Due to COVID Price: $   The main facilities where nucleon spin structure has been studied are SLAC in California, USA (tens of GeV electrons impinging on fixed proton or nuclear targets), CERN in France/Switzerland (hundreds of GeV muons colliding with fixed targets), DESY in Germany (tens of GeV electrons in a ring scattering off an internal gas target), Jefferson Laboratory (JLab) in Virginia, USA (electrons with Cited by:

@article{osti_, title = {The spin structure of the nucleon}, author = {Deur, Alexandre and Brodsky, Stanley J. and de Téramond, Guy F.}, abstractNote = {We review the present understanding of the spin structure of protons and neutrons, the fundamental building blocks of nuclei collectively known as nucleons. The field of nucleon spin provides a critical window for testing Quantum. Nucleon spin is being extensively studied at JLab [], addressing fundamental questions unanswered by earlier generations of experiments. While previous experiments made important contributions to our understanding of the nucleon spin (for example that quark spins alone cannot explain it), crucial questions such as the role of gluon polarization and quark orbital angular momentum remained. This article reviews our present understanding of QCD spin physics: the proton spin puzzle and new developments aimed at understanding the transverse structure of the nucleon. Present experimental investigations of the nucleon’s internal spin structure, the theoretical interpretation of the different measurements, and the open questions and. the nucleon spin structure remains a most active aspect of QCD research, involving important advances such as the developments of generalized parton distributions (GPD) and transverse momentum distributions (TMD). Elastic and inelastic lepton-proton scattering, as well as photoabsorption experimentsCited by: