Regular Article - Theoretical Article
Deep-inelastic scattering with positron beams
Jefferson Lab, 23606, Newport News, VA, USA
2 Florida State University, 32306, Tallahassee, FL, USA
Accepted: 28 October 2021
Published online: 11 November 2021
We discuss several advantages of using positron beams in addition to electron beams for the study of parton distribution functions (PDFs) of the nucleon in deep-inelastic scattering. Specific topics include the flavor separation of the unpolarized PDFs as well as the spin-dependent distributions.
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