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QCD

under construction

Context

Physics

physics, mathematical physics, philosophy of physics

Surveys, textbooks and lecture notes


theory (physics), model (physics)

experiment, measurement, computable physics

Contents

Idea

Quantum chromodynamics (“QCD”) is the quantum field theory of Yang-Mills theory: it describes the quantum theory of gluons and quarks.

The corresponding effective field theory that describes bound states such as protons is quantum hadrodynamics.

References

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A quick introduction/survey/reminder is in

  • Y. Kurihara, QCD at LHC for beginners

    Lesson 1 (pdf)

    Lesson 2 (pdf)

    Lesson 3 (pdf)

Discussion of QCD perturbation theory includes

Revised on July 17, 2013 16:00:46 by Urs Schreiber (82.169.65.155)