Dismiss Notice
Join Physics Forums Today!
The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

Twist in QCD

Tags:
  1. May 21, 2015 #1
    Can anyone explain to me what "twist" refers to in the context of QCD? More specifically, I have come across the terms "leading twist" and "higher twist".
     
  2. jcsd
  3. May 21, 2015 #2

    Vanadium 50

    User Avatar
    Staff Emeritus
    Science Advisor
    Education Advisor
    2017 Award

    The twist of an operator is its dimensionality minus its Lorentz spin.
     
  4. May 23, 2015 #3
    Thanks Vanadium 50
     
Share this great discussion with others via Reddit, Google+, Twitter, or Facebook