The Calculation of Form Factors in Light-Front Dynamics

  • B. L. G. Bakker
Conference paper
Part of the Few-Body Systems book series (FEWBODY, volume 14)


Form factors are extracted form current matrix elements. In a light-front calculation based on a simple field-theoretical model, we show that care must be exercised in the choice of the current components and the reference frame, lest the extracted form factors are unreliable.


Form Factor Vector Meson Rotational Invariance Pion Form Factor Current Matrix Element 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • B. L. G. Bakker
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  1. 1.Department of Physics and Astronomy, Faculty of Exact SciencesVrije UniversiteitAmsterdamThe Netherlands

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