Nucleon structure from a light-front hamiltonian

Authors

  • Siqi Xu Institute of Modern Physics, Chinese Academy of Science
  • Chandan Mondal Institute of Modern Physics, Chinese Academy of Science
  • Yang Li University of Science and Technology of China
  • Xingbo Zhao Institute of Modern Physics, Chinese Academy of Science
  • James P. Vary Iowa State University

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.31349/SuplRevMexFis.3.0308111

Keywords:

Nucleon; light-front quantization; axial form factors; transverse densities

Abstract

We obtain the light-front wave functions (LFWFs) of the nucleon in the leading Fock sector representation using basis light-front quantization (BLFQ) approach. We adopt a light-front effective Hamiltonian, which includes a three-dimensional confining potential and a one-gluon exchange interaction with fixed coupling, and solve for it mass eigenstates. We then employ the LFWFs to compute the axial form factor and the transverse charge and magnetization densities for the nucleon. The axial form factor is found to be consistent with the experimental data. The charge and magnetization densities agree qualitatively with the phenomenological fits.

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2022-08-01

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Xu S, Mondal C, Li Y, Zhao X, Vary JP. Nucleon structure from a light-front hamiltonian. Supl. Rev. Mex. Fis. [Internet]. 2022 Aug. 1 [cited 2022 Dec. 7];3(3):0308111 1-6. Available from: https://rmf.smf.mx/ojs/index.php/rmf-s/article/view/6309