Experimental tests of non-perturbative pion wave functions

  • D. Ashery
  • H.-C. Pauli
Theoretical Physics

Abstract.

We use the transverse-momentum dependence of the cross section for the diffractive dissociation of high energy pions to two jets to study some non-perturbative light-cone wave functions of the pion. We compare the predictions for this distribution by Gaussian and Coulomb wave functions as well as the wave function derived from a solution of the light-cone Hamiltonian in the singlet model. We conclude that this experimentally measured information provides a powerful tool for these studies.

Keywords

Wave Function Experimental Test Diffractive Dissociation Energy Pion Coulomb Wave Function 

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg / Società Italiana di Fisica 2003

Authors and Affiliations

  • D. Ashery
    • 1
  • H.-C. Pauli
    • 2
  1. 1.School of Physics and Astronomy, Raymond and Beverly Sackler Faculty of Exact Sciences, Tel Aviv University, Israel IL
  2. 2. Max-Planck-Institut für Kernphysik, 69029 Heidelberg, Germany DE

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