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Apr 10 – 12, 2019
Denver, CO
US/Mountain timezone

Light-front approach to a chiral nucleon-pion Lagrangian

Apr 10, 2019, 5:15 PM
Director's Row J (Denver, CO)

Director's Row J

Denver, CO

Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel, 1550 Court Pl. lobby level of the Plaza building
contributed talk Hadron Form Factors


Mr Weijie Du (Iowa State University)


We adopt a chiral nucleon-pion Lagrangian and formulate a Basis Light-Front Quantization approach to solve the resulting light-front Hamiltonian of a nucleon as an eigenvalue problem. We obtain the nucleon mass spectrum and the corresponding light-front wave functions. Based on the light-front wave functions, we calculate the parton distribution functions as well as the elastic electromagnetic form factors of the nucleon. In this talk, we will present the current progress of our research and discuss the prospects for further applications.

Primary author

Mr Weijie Du (Iowa State University)


Prof. James P. Vary (Iowa State University) Prof. Xingbo Zhao (Institute of Modern Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences)

Presentation materials