Fragmentation functions of pions and kaons in the nonlocal chiral quark model
1 Department of Chung Yuan Christian University„ Chung-Li 32023, Taiwan
2 Department of Physics, National Taiwan Normal University, Taipei 11677, Taiwan
3 School of Physics, Korea Institute for Advanced Study (KIAS), Seoul 130-722, Korea
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Published online: 20 March 2014
We investigate the unpolarized pion and kaon fragmentation functions using the nonlocal chiral-quark model. In this model the interactions between the quarks and pseudoscalar mesons is manifested nonlocally. In addition, the explicit flavor SU(3) symmetry breaking effect is taken into account in terms of the current quark masses. The results of our model are evaluated to higher Q2 value Q2 = 4 GeV2 by the DGLAP evolution. Then we compare them with the empirical parametrizations. We find that our results are in relatively good agreement with the empirical parametrizations and the other theoretical estimations.
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