Chinese Acad Sci, Inst High Energy Phys, Beijing 100039, Peoples R China
; Chinese Acad Sci, Inst Theoret Phys, Beijing 100080, Peoples R China
Based on a perturbative QCD analysis of the deuteron form factors a QCD-inspired model is suggested. The contributions of helicity-flip matrix elements to the deuteron form factors are discussed. Our numerical results are consistent with the data in the intermediate-Q(2) region.