Quantum Chromodynamics

  • Ulrich Mosel
Part of the Texts and Monographs in Physics book series (TMP)


In Chap. 4 we discussed the classification of mesons and baryons in multiplets by treating them as elementary particles. Dating back to Yukawa’s original idea that the nuclear force is mediated by the exchange of mesons, such a description has proven to be very successful in explaining many features of nuclear properties and interactions.


Gauge Boson Chiral Symmetry Quantum Chromo Dynamic Color Charge Color Singlet 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1999

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ulrich Mosel
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  1. 1.Institut für Theoretische PhysikJustus-Liebig-Universität GiessenGiessenGermany

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