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Nucleon Spin Structure at Low Q: A Hyperfine View


Christian Fossi
+39 0461 314731
Monday, 2 July, 2018 - 08:30 to Friday, 6 July, 2018 - 14:00
ECT* Conference room

Recently there have been numerous exciting developments in both theory and experiment of the nucleon spin structure at large distance. New data from the “Spin Program” at Jefferson Lab are expected soon. New experiments on spin polarizabilities at large distance are planned or being performed at HI.S, JLab and MAMI. These developments are complemented by significant theoretical advances. Meanwhile, three atomic experiments aimed at measuring the ground-state hyperfine splitting in muonic hydrogen are being prepared at PSI (Switzerland), RAL (UK) and RIKEN (Japan).These experiments should improve the extraction of the Zemach radius by several orders of magnitude. However, the success of these experiments strongly depends on a precision evaluation of the proton structure effects.

The purpose of this workshop is to bring together the nuclear and atomic physics communities responsible for these recent developments, review them, and provide directions and goals for the near-future progress.

Registration period: 
16 Apr 2018 to 10 Jun 2018


Aldo Antognini ETH Zurich
Jian-Ping Chen Jefferson Lab
Alexandre Deur Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility
Vladimir Pascalutsa Universität Mainz
Marc Vanderhaeghen Universität Mainz (D)