2018 Impact factor 2.481
Hadrons and Nuclei
Open Access
Eur. Phys. J. A 24, s2.85-s2.88 (2005)
DOI: 10.1140/epjad/s2005-04-018-x

Current status of parton charge symmetry

J.T. Londergan

Dept. of Physics, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, 47404, USA

tlonderg@indiana.edu

(Received 15 October 2004 / Published online 08 February 2005)

Abstract

We review constraints on parton charge symmetry from various experiments. Recently charge symmetry violation (CSV) has been included in a global fit to high energy data. We show that CSV compatible with all high energy data would be able to remove completely the NuTeV anomaly.

PACS: 11.30.Hv Flavor Symmetries - 13.15.+g Neutrino Interactions - 13.60.Hb Total and inclusive cross-sections, including deep inelastic structure functions



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