The light-cone nucleon momentum distributions obtained from nonrelativistic spectral functions or given by nuclear-binding/pion models are often used to analyze high-Q2 quasielastic and deep-inelastic (e,e) reactions. We demonstrate that in such models the presence of non-nucleonic components causes the scattering from forward and backward moving target protons to be significantly different. Other models do not have this property. The sensitivity of current (e,ep) and (p,pp) color transparency experiments is sufficient to observe these differences.
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- Physics and Astronomy(all)