A mechanism for the T-odd pion fragmentation function

Leonard P. Gamberg, Gary R. Goldstein, Karo A. Oganessyan

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Abstract

We consider a simple rescattering mechanism to calculate a leading twist T-odd pion fragmentation function, a favored candidate for filtering the transversity properties of the nucleon. We evaluate the single spin azimuthal asymmetry for a transversely polarized target in semi-inclusive deep inelastic scattering (for HERMES kinematics). Additionally, we calculate the double T-odd cos2Φ asymmetry in this framework.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number051501
JournalPhysical Review D
Volume68
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2003

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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics
  • Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)

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