The nucleon electric dipole form factor from dimension-six time-reversal violation

J. de Vries, E. Mereghetti, R. G.E. Timmermans, U. van Kolck

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We calculate the electric dipole form factor of the nucleon that arises as a low-energy manifestation of time-reversal violation in quark-gluon interactions of effective dimension 6: the quark electric and chromoelectric dipole moments, and the gluon chromoelectric dipole moment. We use the framework of two-flavor chiral perturbation theory to one loop.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)268-274
Number of pages7
JournalPhysics Letters, Section B: Nuclear, Elementary Particle and High-Energy Physics
Issue number1-4
StatePublished - Jan 10 2011


  • CP violation
  • Gluon chromoelectric dipole moments
  • Nucleon electric dipole moments
  • Quark chromoelectric dipole moments
  • Quark electric dipole moments
  • Time-reversal violation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics


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