Physics With A High Luminosity Polarized Electron Ion Collider - Proceedings Of The Workshop On High Energy Nuclear Physics (Epic 99)

Physics With A High Luminosity Polarized Electron Ion Collider - Proceedings Of The Workshop On High Energy Nuclear Physics (Epic 99)

By: Adam P. Szczepaniak (editor), J. Timothy Londergan (editor), Leslie C. Bland (editor)Hardback

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This volume contains the proceedings of the Workshop on Physics with an Electron-Polarized Ion Collider (EPIC-99), jointly sponsored by the Indiana University Cyclotron Facility and Nuclear Theory Center, and the Institute for Nuclear Theory, University of Washington. It was held in Bloomington, Indiana, April 8-11, 1999. The purpose was to discuss important new physics phenomena which could be investigated with a high-luminosity asymmetric collider consisting of a beam of polarized electrons (with energy roughly 5 GeV), and a beam of polarized protons or other light ions of approximately 40 GeV energy. The Workshop brought together experts in the field who highlighted the unique potential for such a facility, and compared the prospects and challenges for this collider with present and proposed facilities around the world.The proceedings of this Workshop summarize our currently available knowledge on the physics potential for a polarized asymmetric collider. It provides a unique collection of information on the opportunities which such a facility would provide.

Contents

Physics opportunities at an EPIC collider: physics for a polarised electron-nucleon/nucleus-collider, A. Schafer; prospects for polarised electron-nucleus colliders, A.N. Skrinsky; Parton correlations in the proton - going beyond collinearity, P.J. Mulders; non-perturbative quark and gluon dynamics with electron-proton collider, H. Toki; perspectives on EPIC physics, S.J. Brodsky. Hadronisation and fragmentation: high Kt Meson production - a different way to probe hadron structure, C.E. Carlson; polarised fragmentation functions, D. de Florian; two-hadron inclusive DIS and interference fragmentation functions, M. Radici; spin effects at the Z Peak, L.G. Pondrom. Probing the spin and flavour structure of the nucleon: a review of the nucleon spin structure functions, G.G. Petratos; semi-inclusive results from HERMES and SMC, A. Bruell; measurement of the light quark flavour asymmetry in the nucleon sea, B. Mueller et al; nucleon spin structure and off-forward Parton distribution, X-D. Ji; flavour asymmetries in the proton and semi-inclusive processes, W. Melnitchouck; deeply virtual compton scattering in a electron-nucleus collider, C.E. Hyde-Wright. Gluon structure functions: gluon distributions at HERA, A. de Roeck; the COMPASS experiment at CERN, A. Bravar; plans for spin physics at RHIC, L. Bland. Diffractive processes: results on diffractive processes from the HERA collider experiment, J.A. Crittenden; hard exclusive deep-inelastic processes, M. Strikman; diffractive dissociation of high momentum pions, D. Ashery. Heavy quark physics: strange content of the nucleon (NuTeV), T. Adams et al; intrinsic charm in the proton, R. Vogt; b quark physics from OPAL, R. van Kooten; resummation for heavy quark production near Partonic threshold, G. Oderda et al.

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  • ISBN13: 9789810240523
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 408
  • ID: 9789810240523
  • ISBN10: 981024052X

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