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22-28 July 2018
Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center
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Recent Developments in x-dependent Structure Calculations

Jul 27, 2018, 11:00 AM
Big Ten A (Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center)

Big Ten A

Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center

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


Dr Christopher Monahan (University of Washington)


First principles calculations of the Bjorken-x dependence of hadron structure have been a long-standing challenge for lattice QCD. This year marks a significant milestone: the first determinations of parton distribution functions, which capture the longitudinal momentum structure of fast-moving hadrons, at physical pion masses. Moreover, there has been significant progress in our understanding of the theoretical frameworks underpinning these calculations, although not all sources of systematic uncertainty have been fully explored. I review the various approaches to extracting x-dependent hadron structure from lattice QCD and highlight recent results in both the meson and baryon sectors.

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Dr Christopher Monahan (University of Washington)

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