May 29, 2018 to June 3, 2018
Hyatt Regency Indian Wells Conference Center
US/Pacific timezone

The EMC Effect – New Insights and Future Studies

Jun 2, 2018, 10:10 AM
East Foyer | Larkspur/Mesquite Rooms (Hyatt Regency Indian Wells Conference Center)

East Foyer | Larkspur/Mesquite Rooms

Hyatt Regency Indian Wells Conference Center

44600 Indian Wells Lane, Indian Wells, CA 92210, USA
Plenary NFS Plenary 8


David Gaskell (Jefferson Lab)


More than 30 years ago, the European Muon Collaboration provided evidence that quark distributions are modified in nuclei as compared to the free nucleon. The EMC Effect has been a subject of investigation, both experimentally and theoretically, ever since. To date, there is no universally accepted explanation of the EMC Effect, but recent results have given some exciting clues as to its possible origins. This presentation will focus on recent measurements of the EMC Effect and the future program of measurements of the nuclear dependence of quark distributions. Some of these measurements aim to explore the EMC Effect via measurements of a number of as-yet unmeasured nuclei, while others will attempt to gain insight via new observables, predicted to have significant nuclear effects that will provide sensitivity to particular models of the EMC Effect.
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Primary author

David Gaskell (Jefferson Lab)

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