Two-Body Components in the Nucleon Wave Function and their Consequences in Various Phenomena

  • A. Szczurek
  • H. Holtmann
  • J. Speth
Conference paper
Part of the Few-Body Systems book series (FEWBODY, volume 8)


The nucleon light-cone wave function is expanded in terms of two-body meson-(baryonic core) Fock components. The parameters of this expansion are found from both low and high-energy physics. We find many interesting and surprising results for the flavour, spin and electromagnetic structure of the nucleon. The model leads to asymmetry of the light sea quarks which has important consequences for nucleon-nucleon Drell-Yan processes. The experimental Q 2 dependence of the neutron electric form factor is reproduced.


Electromagnetic Form Factor Quark Distribution Electromagnetic Structure Decuplet Baryon Nucleon Wave Function 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Szczurek
    • 1
    • 2
  • H. Holtmann
    • 2
  • J. Speth
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute of Nuclear PhysicsKrakówPoland
  2. 2.Institut für Kernphysik(Theorie)Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH.JülichGermany

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