# nLab QCD

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# 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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Discussion of QCD perturbation theory includes

Revised on April 29, 2013 18:03:04 by Urs Schreiber (89.204.138.79)