Shunzo Kumano                                                                                                       Japanese (Japanese page)

Senior Fellow, Professor Emeritus, Doctor of Philosophy


KEK Theory Center

Institute of Particle and Nuclear Studies

High Energy Accelerator Research Organization (KEK)

1-1, Ooho, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, 305-0801, Japan

  Reseach areas: Theoretical physics, Hadron physics, Structure functions of hadrons
      The nucleon and nuclei consist of elementary particles, quarks and gluons. It is important to describe the nucleon and nuclei in terms of quark and gluon degrees of freedom for finding new physics beyond the standard model, for investigating properties of quark and gluon plasma in heavy-ion reactions, and for clarifying fundamental mechanisms of nucleonic and nuclear structure. In particular, I have been investigating parton distribution functions, fragmentation functions, and high-energy hadron reactions for clarifying the structure of the nucleon and nuclei. Recent interests include the origin of nucleon spin, nucleon tomography, and exotic hadrons. The details of research activities are found in the following web pages.
Paper list
  Paper list by InspireGoogle Scholar   Vitae (short)
Curriculum vitae.html (pdf)   Research history.html (pdf)   Paper list.html (pdf)   Talk list.html (pdf)   date: 2021-11-30
Resarch-highlights.html (pdf)   Resarch-summary-1-page.html (pdf)

Developed codes for users in particle and nuclear physics

Polarized PDFs AAC polarized PDFs of the nucleon can be calculated at given x and Q2.
Nuclear PDFs Nuclear PDFs can be calculated at given x and Q2.
Fragmentation Fragmentaion functions can be calculated at given z and Q2.
Q2 evolution Programs are provided for Q2 evolutions of unpolarized and longitudinally-polarized PDFs, transversity, and fragmentation functions. (Codes could be obtained upon email request.)


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