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22-28 July 2018
Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center
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Transverse spin structure of octet baryons

Jul 25, 2018, 3:00 PM
106 (Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center)


Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center

219 S Harrison Rd, East Lansing, MI 48824
Hadron Structure Hadron Structure


Mr Jacob Bickerton (University of Adelaide)


The transverse spin structure of matter is a subject of research that has not been thoroughly explored experimentally, providing the opportunity to produce key insight from lattice QCD. We present the latest results of the transverse spin densities of the octet baryons through analysis of electromagnetic and tensor form factors. We employ $N_f=2+1$ flavours of $\mathcal{O}(a)$-improved Wilson fermions, generated with the average quark mass held fixed at its physical value. By performing an SU(3) flavour-breaking expansion of the form factors, we extrapolate to physical pion mass. From this we show the spin-spin correlations and the transverse density distributions of the octet baryons.

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Mr Jacob Bickerton (University of Adelaide)

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