2021 Impact factor 4.991
Particles and Fields
Eur. Phys. J. C 26, 597-600 (2003)
DOI: 10.1140/epjc/s2002-01077-2

Do quark mass effects survive in the high- Q2 limit of DIS?

A.V. Kisselev, V.A. Petrov and R.A. Ryutin

Institute for High Energy Physics, Division of Theoretical Physics, 142281 Protvino, Russia

(Received: 14 January 2002 / Revised version: 9 October 2002 Published online: 9 December 2002)

Quark mass effects are analyzed at high Q2 in the current fragmentation region of DIS. It is found that the linear combination F2-2.75Fc2 scales at large Q2 and small x. We obtained a lower bound for the ratio Fc2/F2 which lies very close to the data from HERA.

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