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Particles and Fields

Eur. Phys. J. C 24, 529-533 (2002)
DOI: 10.1007/s10052-002-0973-3

Self-similar properties of the proton structure at low x

T. Lastovicka1, 2

1  DESY Zeuthen, Platanenallee 6, 15738 Zeuthen, Germany
2  Charles University, Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, V Holesovickách 2, 18000 Prague 8, Czech Republic

(Received: 28 March 2002 / Published online: 21 June 2002 )

Self-similar properties of proton structure in the kinematic region of low values of the Bjorken variable x are introduced and studied numerically. A description of the proton structure function F2(x,Q2) reflecting self-similarity is proposed with a few parameters which are fitted to recent HERA data. The specific parametrisation provides an excellent description of the data which cover the region of four momentum transfer squared $0.045 \le Q^2 \le 120\,\mathrm {GeV}^2$, and of the Bjorken variable x .

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