EPJ Web of Conferences
Volume 73, 2014MENU 2013 – 13th International Conference Meson-Nucleon Physics and the Structure of the Nucleon
|Number of page(s)||4|
|Published online||09 June 2014|
Phase-space distributions and orbital angular momentum
1 Dipartimento di Fisica, Università degli Studi di Pavia, Italy
2 INFN, Sezione di Pavia, 27100 Pavia, Italy
3 IPNO, Université Paris-Sud, CNRS/IN2P3, 91406 Orsay, France
4 IFPA, AGO Department, Université de Liège, Sart-Tilman, 4000 Liège, Belgium
Published online: 9 June 2014
We review the concept of Wigner distributions to describe the phase-space distributions of quarks in the nucleon, emphasizing the information encoded in these functions about the quark orbital angular momentum.
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