The spin dependence of diffractive processes and implications for the small x behaviour of g1 and the spin content of the nucleon

  title={The spin dependence of diffractive processes and implications for the small x behaviour of g1 and the spin content of the nucleon},
  author={Frank E. Close and R. G. Roberts},
  journal={Physics Letters B},
The spin structure of the nucleon
  • T. Sloan
  • Physics
    Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences
  • 2001
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