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I need help interpreting form factor relations in parton model

  1. Sep 6, 2010 #1
    Hello

    My first post here and I don't know if this is the right place but i'm trying to get a grip on form factors when it comes to deep inelastic scattering. My tool is Gordon Kane's Modern Elementary Particle Physics. Exercises 5 and 6 chapter 18 seems like good exercises but I need som help in interpreting the meaning of the different relations

    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    The exercise states that one is to interpret three ralations regarding partons in deep inelastic scattering. Starting with [tex]\int^{1}_{0}{xdx\sum_{i=q, \bar{q}, g} f_i (x) = 1[/tex]

    where [tex]f_i (x)[/tex] is the probability of finding i:th parton with fractional momentum x

    2. Relevant equations

    My interpretation is that it simply states that the probability of finding any parton with any momentum is 1

    Is this correct?
     
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