The Structure of Scalar and Vector Mesons

  • J. Speth
  • K. Holinde
  • B. C. Pearce
  • R. Tegen
Part of the Few-Body Systems book series (FEWBODY, volume 6)


We review the dynamical model for meson-meson scattering developed by our group. This model is based on the meson-exchange picture and reproduces quantitatively the ππ and Kπ phase shifts. These results can be used for the calculation of the pion electromagnetic form factor as well as the scalar form factor of the pion. We also discuss our recent calculation of the nucleon sigma term within the same model.


Form Factor Partial Wave Electromagnetic Form Factor Meson Exchange Scalar Form Factor 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Speth
    • 1
  • K. Holinde
    • 1
  • B. C. Pearce
    • 1
  • R. Tegen
    • 1
  1. 1.Institut für KernphysikForschungszentrum Jülich GmbH.JülichGermany

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