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Title: Target mass effects in parton quasi-distributions

Abstract

We study the impact of non-zero (and apparently large) value of the nucleon mass M on the shape of parton quasi-distributions Q(y,p3), in particular on its change with the change of the nucleon momentum p3. We observe that the usual target-mass corrections induced by the M-dependence of the twist-2 operators are rather small. Moreover, we show that within the framework based on parametrizations by transverse momentum dependent distribution functions (TMDs) these corrections are canceled by higher-twist contributions. Lastly, we identify a novel source of kinematic target-mass dependence of TMDs and build models corrected for such dependence. We find that resulting changes may be safely neglected for p3≳2M.

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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility (TJNAF), Newport News, VA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), Nuclear Physics (NP) (SC-26)
OSTI Identifier:
1356716
Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 1364032
Report Number(s):
JLAB-THY-17-2411; DOE/OR/23177-4068; arXiv:1702.01726
Journal ID: ISSN 0370-2693; S0370269317303878; PII: S0370269317303878
Grant/Contract Number:  
AC05-06OR23177; FG02-97ER41028
Resource Type:
Published Article
Journal Name:
Physics Letters B
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Name: Physics Letters B; Journal ID: ISSN 0370-2693
Publisher:
Elsevier
Country of Publication:
Netherlands
Language:
English
Subject:
72 PHYSICS OF ELEMENTARY PARTICLES AND FIELDS

Citation Formats

Radyushkin, A. V. Target mass effects in parton quasi-distributions. Netherlands: N. p., 2017. Web. doi:10.1016/j.physletb.2017.05.024.
Radyushkin, A. V. Target mass effects in parton quasi-distributions. Netherlands. doi:10.1016/j.physletb.2017.05.024.
Radyushkin, A. V. Thu . "Target mass effects in parton quasi-distributions". Netherlands. doi:10.1016/j.physletb.2017.05.024.
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DOI: 10.1016/j.physletb.2017.05.024

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Light-Cone Parton Distribution Functions from Lattice QCD
text, January 2018

  • Alexandrou, Constantia; Cichy, Krzysztof; Constantinou, Martha
  • Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron, DESY, Hamburg
  • DOI: 10.3204/pubdb-2018-03714