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Continuum Functional Methods for QCD at New Generation Facilities
The last decade has seen a dramatic change in the way we understand the structure of hadrons. Advances in the use of nonperturbative continuum functional methods (NpCFMs) for the boundstate problem in QCD, particularly Dyson-Schwinger equations, have played a key role in these developments. The future promises new challenges and opportunities with, e.g. JLab now operating at 12 GeV, a science case being developed for an electron ion collider, discoveries with the LHCb detector at CERN, and high-precision data anticipated from next-generation e- e+ colliders. The use of NpCFMs has spread into all these areas; and great potential exists for additional growth and expanded, insightful leadership. This meeting will therefore gather a subset of the international NpCFM community to undertake a critical review of existing opportunities, consolidating facts, and theref rom develop a coherent five-year plan for contributing toward the advancement of strong-QCD physics in this new era of rapid growth.
|Lei Chang||Nankai University|
|Joannis Papavassiliou||Universidad de Valencia|
|Craig Roberts||Argonne National Laboratory|