Eur. Phys. J. C 24, 281-285 (2002)
Proton polarizability contribution to hydrogen hyperfine splittingR.N. Faustov1 and A.P. Martynenko2
1 Russian Academy of Sciences, Scientific Council for Cybernetics, Vavilov Street 40, Moscow 117333, Russia
2 Samara State University, Acad. Pavlov 1, Samara 443011, Russia
(Received: 10 July 2000 / Published online: 12 April 2002 - © Springer-Verlag / Società Italiana di Fisica 2002 )
The contribution of proton polarizability to hydrogen hyperfine splitting is evaluated on the basis of modern experimental and theoretical results on the proton polarized structure functions. The value of this correction is equal to 1.4 ppm.
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