Recent progress on intrinsic charm
Department of Physics, University of Washington ; Seattle, WA USA
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Published online: 22 March 2017
Over the past ∼10 years, the topic of the nucleon’s nonperturbative or intrinsic charm (IC) content has enjoyed something of a renaissance, largely motivated by theoretical developments involving quark modelers and PDF-fitters. In this talk I will briefly describe the importance of intrinsic charm to various issues in high-energy phenomenology, and survey recent progress in constraining its overall normalization and contribution to the momentum sum rule of the nucleon. I end with the conclusion that progress on the side of calculation has now placed the onus on experiment to unambiguously resolve the proton’s intrinsic charm component.
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