Scalar and pseudoscalar QCD susceptibilities in nuclei

  • M. Ericson
  • G. Chanfray
Conference paper


We study the staticscalar and pseudoscalar susceptibilities of QCD in the nuclear medium. We show that they become much closer than in the vacuum at normal nuclear matter density, a strong signal of the partial restoration of chiral symmetry.


Quark Mass Chiral Symmetry Scalar Charge Nuclear Medium Chiral Symmetry Restoration 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Ericson
    • 1
    • 2
  • G. Chanfray
    • 1
  1. 1.IPN LyonIN2P3-CNRS et UCB Lyon IVilleurbanne CedexFrance
  2. 2.Theory divisionCERNGenevaSwitzerland

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