An introduction to the Generalized Parton Distributions

  • Michel Garçon
  • Published 2002


The recently introduced concepts of Generalized Parton Distributions (GPD) are reviewed in an introductory and phenomenological fashion. These distributions provide a rich and unifying picture of the nucleon structure. Their physical meaning is discussed. The GPD are in principle measurable through exclusive deeply virtual production of photons (DVCS) or of… (More)


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