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22-28 July 2018
Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center
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Kaon Distribution Amplitude from Lattice QCD and the Flavor SU(3) Symmetry

Jul 24, 2018, 2:40 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 Rui Zhang (Institute of Theoretical Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences)


We present the first lattice-QCD calculation of the kaon distribution amplitude using the large-momentum effective theory (LaMET) approach. The momentum-smearing technique has been implemented to improve signals at large meson momenta. We subtract the power divergence due to Wilson line to high precision using multiple lattice spacings. The kaon structure clearly shows an asymmetry of the distribution amplitude around $x=1/2$, a clear sign of its skewness. We also study the leading SU(3) flavor symmetry breaking relations for the pion, kaon and eta meson distribution amplitudes, and the results are consistent with the prediction from chiral perturbation theory.

Primary author

Mr Rui Zhang (Institute of Theoretical Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences)


Prof. Andreas Schäfer (Universität Regensburg) Prof. Huey-Wen Lin (MSU) Dr Jianhui Zhang (University of Regensburg) Prof. Jiunn-Wei Chen (National Taiwan University) Prof. Luchang Jin (University of Connecticut) Dr Peng Sun (MSU) Dr Yi-bo Yang (Michigan state university) Dr Yong Zhao (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

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