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Type: Journal article
Title: Transversity quark distributions in a covariant quark-diquark model
Author: Cloet, I.
Bentz, W.
Thomas, A.
Citation: Physics Letters B, 2008; 659(1-2):214-220
Publisher: Elsevier Science BV
Issue Date: 2008
ISSN: 0370-2693
1873-2445
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I. C. Cloët, W. Bentz and A. W. Thomas
Abstract: Transversity quark light-cone momentum distributions are calculated for the nucleon. We utilize a modified Nambu--Jona-Lasinio model in which confinement is simulated by eliminating unphysical thresholds for nucleon decay into quarks. The nucleon bound state is obtained by solving the relativistic Faddeev equation in the quark-diquark approximation, where both scalar and axial-vector diquark channels are included. Particular attention is paid to comparing our results with the recent experimental extraction of the transversity distributions by Anselmino et al. We also compare our transversity results with earlier spin-independent and helicity quark distributions calculated in the same approach.
Description: Submitted to Cornell University’s online archive www.arXiv.org in 2007 by Ian Cloët. Post-print sourced from www.arxiv.org
RMID: 0020096105
DOI: 10.1016/j.physletb.2007.09.071
Published version: http://arxiv.org/abs/arxiv:0708.3246
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