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Title: Electron Ion Collider transverse spin physics

Abstract

Electron Ion Collider is a future high energy facility for studies of the structure of the nucleon. Three-dimensional parton structure is one of the main goals of EIC. In momentum space Transverse Momentum Dependent Distributions (TMDs) are the key ingredients to map such a structure. At leading twist spin structure of spin-1/2 hadron can be described by 8 TMDs. Experimentally these functions can be studied in polarised SIDIS experiments. We discuss Sivers distribution function that describes distribution of unpolarised quarks in a transversely polarised nucleon and transversity that measures distribution of transversely polarised quarks in a transversely polarised nucleon.

Authors:
 [1]
  1. Jefferson Lab, 12000 Jefferson Avenue, Newport News, VA 23606 (United States)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
21608249
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
AIP Conference Proceedings
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 1350; Journal Issue: 1; Conference: DIFFRACTION 2010: International workshop on diffraction in high energy physics, Otranto (Italy), 10-15 Sep 2010; Other Information: DOI: 10.1063/1.3601435; (c) 2011 American Institute of Physics; Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA); Journal ID: ISSN 0094-243X
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
72 PHYSICS OF ELEMENTARY PARTICLES AND FIELDS; CHIRAL SYMMETRY; COLLIDING BEAMS; DEEP INELASTIC SCATTERING; DISTRIBUTION FUNCTIONS; ELECTRONS; GLUONS; NUCLEONS; PARTICLE PRODUCTION; PARTICLE STRUCTURE; POLARIZED BEAMS; QUARKS; SPIN; THREE-DIMENSIONAL CALCULATIONS; TRANSVERSE MOMENTUM; ANGULAR MOMENTUM; BARYONS; BEAMS; BOSONS; ELEMENTARY PARTICLES; FERMIONS; FUNCTIONS; HADRONS; INELASTIC SCATTERING; INTERACTIONS; LEPTON-BARYON INTERACTIONS; LEPTON-HADRON INTERACTIONS; LEPTON-NUCLEON INTERACTIONS; LEPTONS; LINEAR MOMENTUM; PARTICLE INTERACTIONS; PARTICLE PROPERTIES; SCATTERING; SYMMETRY

Citation Formats

Prokudin, Alexei. Electron Ion Collider transverse spin physics. United States: N. p., 2011. Web. doi:10.1063/1.3601435.
Prokudin, Alexei. Electron Ion Collider transverse spin physics. United States. doi:10.1063/1.3601435.
Prokudin, Alexei. Fri . "Electron Ion Collider transverse spin physics". United States. doi:10.1063/1.3601435.
@article{osti_21608249,
title = {Electron Ion Collider transverse spin physics},
author = {Prokudin, Alexei},
abstractNote = {Electron Ion Collider is a future high energy facility for studies of the structure of the nucleon. Three-dimensional parton structure is one of the main goals of EIC. In momentum space Transverse Momentum Dependent Distributions (TMDs) are the key ingredients to map such a structure. At leading twist spin structure of spin-1/2 hadron can be described by 8 TMDs. Experimentally these functions can be studied in polarised SIDIS experiments. We discuss Sivers distribution function that describes distribution of unpolarised quarks in a transversely polarised nucleon and transversity that measures distribution of transversely polarised quarks in a transversely polarised nucleon.},
doi = {10.1063/1.3601435},
journal = {AIP Conference Proceedings},
issn = {0094-243X},
number = 1,
volume = 1350,
place = {United States},
year = {2011},
month = {7}
}