The Gluon Chain Model Revisited

  • Jeff Greensite
Part of the NATO Science Series book series (NAII, volume 83)


I describe how the gluon chain model of QCD string formation meets a number of criteria which are required of any theory of the confining force, including: the correct center dependence and (at large-N) Casimir scaling of the string tension, the logarithmic broadening of the QCD flux tube, and the existence of a Lüscher term in the static quark potential.


Wilson Loop Flux Tube String Tension String Breaking Constituent Gluon 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jeff Greensite
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  1. 1.Physics and Astronomy Dept.San Francisco State UniversitySan FranciscoUSA
  2. 2.Theory Group, Lawrence Berkeley National LaboratoryBerkeleyUSA

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