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Deeply virtual compton scattering and meson production at JLab/CLAS

Abstract : This report reviews the recent experimental results from the CLAS collaboration (Hall B of Jefferson Lab, or JLab) on Deeply Virtual Compton Scattering (DVCS) and Deeply Virtual Meson Production (DVMP) and discusses their interpretation in the framework of Generalized Parton Distributions (GPDs). The impact of the experimental data on the applicability of the GPD mechanism to these exclusive reactions is discussed. Initial results obtained from JLab 6 GeV data indicate that DVCS might already be interpretable in this framework while GPD models fail to describe the exclusive meson production (DVMP) data with the GPD parameterizations presently used. An exception is the ϕ meson production for which the GPD mechanism appears to apply. The recent global analyses aiming to extract GPDs from fitting DVCS CLAS and world data are discussed. The GPD experimental program at CLAS12, planned with the upcoming 12 GeV upgrade of JLab, is briefly presented.
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H.S. Jo. Deeply virtual compton scattering and meson production at JLab/CLAS. 19TH PARTICLES AND NUCLEI INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE (PANIC11), Jul 2011, Cambridge, United States. pp.136-140, ⟨10.1063/1.3700493⟩. ⟨in2p3-00860849⟩

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