EPJ Web of Conferences
Volume 73, 2014MENU 2013 – 13th International Conference Meson-Nucleon Physics and the Structure of the Nucleon
|Number of page(s)||9|
|Published online||09 June 2014|
Nucleon structure from lattice QCD – recent achievements and perspectives
1 Department of Physics, University of Cyprus, PO Box 20537, 1678 Nicosia, Cyprus
2 Computation-based Science and Technology Research Center, The Cyprus Institute, PO Box 27456, 1645 Nicosia, Cyprus
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Published online: 9 June 2014
We present recent developments in lattice QCD simulations as applied in the study of hadron structure. We discuss the challenges and perspectives in the evaluation of benchmark quantities such as the nucleon axial charge and the isovector parton momentum fraction, as well as, in the computation of the nucleon σ-terms, which involve the calculation of disconnected quark loop contributions.
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