# Generalized parton distributions and the structure of the nucleon

@article{Boffi2007GeneralizedPD, title={Generalized parton distributions and the structure of the nucleon}, author={Sigfrido Boffi and Barbara Pasquini}, journal={arXiv: High Energy Physics - Phenomenology}, year={2007} }

Generalized parton distributions have been introduced in recent years as a suitable theoretical tool to study the structure of the nucleon. Unifying the concepts of parton distributions and hadronic form factors, they provide a comprehensive framework for describing the quark and gluon structure of the nucleon. In this review their formal properties and modeling are discussed, summarizing the most recent developments in the phenomenological description of these functions. The status of…

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