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Hadrons and Nuclei
Eur. Phys. J. A 1, 187-192

A relativistic study of the nucleon form factors

M. De Sanctis1 - E. Santopinto2 and M.M. Giannini2

1 INFN, Sezione di Roma, P.le A.Moro 2, I-00185 Roma, Italy
2 Dipartimento di Fisica dell'Università di Genova, I.N.F.N., Sezione di Genova via Dodecaneso 33, 16164 Genova, Italy
(e-mail:giannini@genova.infn.it)

Received: 9 October 1997 Communicated by V.V. Anisovich

Abstract
We perform a calculation of the relativistic corrections to the electromagnetic elastic form factors of the nucleon obtained with various Constituent Quark Models. With respect to the non relativistic calculations a substantial improvement is obtained up to $Q^2 \simeq 2 (GeV/c)^2$.

PACS
12.39.Ki Relativistic quark model - 13.40.Gp Electromagnetic form factors - 14.20.Dh Protons and neutrons


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