Flavor-spin symmetry estimate of the nucleon tensor charge

Leonard Gamberg, Gary R. Goldstein

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A approach which exploits the approximate mass degeneracy of the light axial vector mesons was presented. Pole dominance was used to calculate the tensor charge. A relation between the nucleon axial vector coupling constant and the tensor charge was established. The calculations was performed at the scale μ≈1 GeV. The appropriate evolution to higher scales was determined by the anomalous dimensions of the tensor charge.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number242001
Pages (from-to)2420011-2420014
Number of pages4
JournalPhysical review letters
Issue number24
StatePublished - Dec 10 2001

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Physics and Astronomy


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