Aug 8 – 13, 2022
Hörsaalzentrum Poppelsdorf
Europe/Berlin timezone

Quark Transversity Distributions in the Nucleon using the LaMET approach

Aug 10, 2022, 2:40 PM
CP1-HSZ/0.010 (CP1-HSZ) - HS2 (CP1-HSZ)

CP1-HSZ/0.010 (CP1-HSZ) - HS2


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Lisa Walter (Regensburg University)


We report a state-of-the-art lattice QCD calculation of the isovector quark transversity distribution of the proton in the continuum and physical limit using large-momentum effective theory. The calculation is done at three lattice spacings $a \approx$ {0.085, 0.064, 0.049} fm and various pion masses $m_{\pi} \approx$ {350, 280, 220} MeV, with the proton momenta up to 2.8 GeV. The result is non-perturbatively renormalized in the hybrid scheme with self renormalization which is the only infrared-free approach known so far, and extrapolated to the continuum, physical and infinite momentum limit. We also make a comparison with recent global analyses for the nucleon isovector quark transversity distribution.

Primary authors

Fei Yao (Bejing Normal University) Lisa Walter (Regensburg University)


Andreas Schäfer (Regensburg University) Hai-Tao Shu (Regensburg University) Jian-Hui Zhang (Bejing Normal University) Jiunn-Wei Chen (National Taiwan University) Jun Hua (South China Normal University) Lingquan Ma (Bejing Normal University) Luchang Jin (University of Conneticut, Brookhaven National Laboratory) Peng Sun (Nanjing Normal University) Sebastian Lahrtz (Regensburg University) Wolfgang Söldner (Regensburg University) Xiangdong Ji (University of Maryland) Xiaonu Xiong (Central South University) Yi-Bo Yang (Michigan State University, Chinese Academy of Sciences) Yong Zhao (Massachusetts Institue of Technology) Yu-Sheng Liu (Shanghai Jiao-Tong University) Yushan Su (University of Maryland)

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