Weak decays of light and heavy hadrons

  • Berthold Stech
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Part of the Lecture Notes in Physics book series (LNP, volume 417)


Nonperturbative QCD strongly influences weak decays. No exact treatment is available. Nevertheless, using simple models, a semi-quantitative understanding of exclusive decays has recently been achieved, from strange particle decays up to the decay of b-flavored hadrons. An outline of the physics involved is presented.


Weak Decay Strange Particle Chiral Expansion Hadronic Matrix Element Nonleptonic Decay 
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  • Berthold Stech
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  1. 1.Institut für Theoretische PhysikUniversität HeidelbergHeidelberg

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