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Hadrons and Nuclei
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Eur. Phys. J. A 24, s2.197-s2.204 (2005)
DOI: 10.1140/epjad/s2005-04-049-3

Parity-violation with electrons: Theoretical perspectives

M.J. Ramsey-Musolf

Kellogg Radiation Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA 91125, USA

mjrm@caltech.edu

(Received 01 January 2005 / Published online 08 February 2005)

Abstract

I review recent progress and developments in parity-violating electron scattering as it bears on three topics: strange quarks and hadron structure, electroweak radiative corrections, and physics beyond the Standard Model. I also discuss related developments in parity-conserving scattering with transversely polarized electrons as a probe of two-photon processes. I conclude with a perspective on the future of the field.

PACS: 11.30.Er Parity symmetry - 25.30.-c Lepton-induced reactions - 12.15.Mm Neutral currents



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