Nucleon Electromagnetic Form Factors

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There has been much activity in the measurement of the elastic electromagnetic proton and neutron form factors in the last decade, and the quality of the data has greatly improved by performing double polarization experiments, in comparison with previous unpolarized data. Here we review the experimental data base in view of the new results for the proton, and neutron, obtained at JLab, MAMI, and MIT-Bates. The rapid evolution of phenomenological models triggered by these high-precision experiments will be discussed, including the recent progress in the determination of the valence quark generalized parton distributions of the nucleon, as well as the ... continued below

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Vanderhaeghen, Marc; Perdrisat, Charles & Punjabi, Vina October 1, 2007.

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There has been much activity in the measurement of the elastic electromagnetic proton and neutron form factors in the last decade, and the quality of the data has greatly improved by performing double polarization experiments, in comparison with previous unpolarized data. Here we review the experimental data base in view of the new results for the proton, and neutron, obtained at JLab, MAMI, and MIT-Bates. The rapid evolution of phenomenological models triggered by these high-precision experiments will be discussed, including the recent progress in the determination of the valence quark generalized parton distributions of the nucleon, as well as the steady rate of improvements made in the lattice QCD calculations.

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  • Journal Name: Progress in Particle and Nuclear Physics; Journal Volume: 59

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  • Report No.: JLAB-THY-06-595
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Vanderhaeghen, Marc; Perdrisat, Charles & Punjabi, Vina. Nucleon Electromagnetic Form Factors, article, October 1, 2007; Newport News, Virginia. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc878394/: accessed January 22, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.