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Quantum Chromodynamics. Perturbation Theory

  • Masud Chaichian
  • Nikolai F. Nelipa
Part of the Texts and Monographs in Physics book series (TMP)

Abstract

In quantum chromodynamics, hadrons are considered to be bound-states of quarks. Interactions with a hadron reduce to interactions with its quark constituents. Strong interactions between quarks are mediated by gluons — the gauge fields of the colour group SU3. The coloured SU3-symmetry is considered exact, and therefore the gluon mass is zero.

Keywords

Perturbation Theory Structure Function Feynman Diagram Operator Product Expansion Quantum Chromodynamics 
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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • Masud Chaichian
    • 1
  • Nikolai F. Nelipa
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of High Energy PhysicsUniversity of HelsinkiHelsinki 17Finland
  2. 2.Institute for Nuclear PhysicsMoscow State UniversityMoscowUSSR

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