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Title: A Review of the Intrinsic Heavy Quark Content of the Nucleon

We present a review of the state of the art of our understanding of the intrinsic charm and bottom content of the nucleon. We discuss theoretical calculations, constraints from global analyses, and collider observables sensitive to the intrinsic heavy quark distributions. A particular emphasis is put on the potential of a high energy and high luminosity fixed target experiment using the LHC beams (AFTER@LHC) to search for intrinsic charm.
 [1] ;  [2] ;  [3] ;  [2] ;  [4] ;  [5]
  1. SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94301, USA
  2. Laboratoire de Physique Subatomique et de Cosmologie, Université Grenoble-Alpes, CNRS/IN2P3, 53 avenue des Martyrs, 38026 Grenoble, France
  3. Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX 75275, USA
  4. PRISMA Cluster of Excellence, Institut für Physik, Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz, 55099 Mainz, Germany, Centre for Theoretical and Mathematical Physics and Department of Physics, University of Cape Town, Rondebosch 7700, South Africa
  5. Nuclear and Chemical Sciences Division, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, CA 94551, USA, Physics Department, University of California at Davis, Davis, CA 95616, USA
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AC02-76SF00515; AC52-07NA27344
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Advances in High Energy Physics
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Journal Volume: 2015; Related Information: CHORUS Timestamp: 2016-08-18 10:59:24; Journal ID: ISSN 1687-7357
Hindawi Publishing Corporation
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