Question of direct measurement of the quark charge

Glennys R. Farrar, J. L. Rosner

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    Feynman has suggested that the average charge of hadrons produced in a particular kinematic region in deep-inelastic lepton scattering reflects the charge of the struck constituent. It is shown that such hadronic tests for the quark charge depend on specific properties of the final-state interaction even when the conditions suggested by Feynman for the validity of these tests are satisfied. Such tests are used here to distinguish among various classes of production models.

    Original languageEnglish (US)
    Pages (from-to)2747-2751
    Number of pages5
    JournalPhysical Review D
    Issue number9
    StatePublished - 1973

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Nuclear and High Energy Physics


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