quantum chromodynamics

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Synonyms for quantum chromodynamics

a theory of strong interactions between elementary particles (including the interaction that binds protons and neutrons in the nucleus)


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Quarks, however, are much more complicated in their behavior in connection with the strong interaction than electrons are in connection with the electro-magnetic interaction, and quantum chromodynamics is still being tinkered with.
It may be Weakly Interacting Massive Particles (WIMPs), which are heavy particles that interact with normal matter only through gravity and the weak nuclear force, or axions - a class of extremely light particles whose existence is predicted by an extension of quantum chromodynamics, which is a theory that lies within the ambit of the (https://home.
Their topics include quantum chromodynamics and deep inelastic scattering, the number of neutrinos and the Z line shape, asymmetries at the Z poles: the quark and lepton quantum numbers, theoretical aspects of the production of electroweak bosons at hadron colliders, rare decays probing physics beyond the standard theory, and the supersymmetry standard model.
According to present understanding, quantum chromodynamics (QCD) is the theory governing strong interactions.
Japan) explains basic concepts and experimental foundations of the the unified theory of the electroweak interaction and quantum chromodynamics, known as the standard model of elementary particle physics, to graduate students pursuing a career as particle physicists or as physicists in other specialties.
The calculational difficulties besetting quantum chromodynamics [6, p.
Eight chapters address notations and conventions, calculational techniques in field theory and the status of quantum dynamics, global and local symmetries and the construction of non-abelian gauge theories, the strong interactions and the structure and tests of quantum chromodynamics, electroweak interactions and theory (including neutrino masses), extensions to the standard model, supersymmetry, extended gauge groups, and grand unification.
The unprecedented match suggests that after a quest of more than 30 years, physicists may have finally fine-tuned a computational tool known as lattice quantum chromodynamics (QCD) so that it's equal to the challenge of quark physics.
The existence of axions, meanwhile, is predicted by an extension of quantum chromodynamics, which is a theory that lies within the ambit of the Standard Model and explains how the strong nuclear force - one of the four fundamental forces - works.
Among the tributes to him and his work are discussions of Yoichiro Nambu and the origin of mass, a visionary theorist who shaped modern particle physics, remembering an unusual physicist, the Nambu-Goldstone theorem and spin-statistics theorem, pre-string theory, some reminiscences from a long friendship, and Nambu's drama and humor at the root of quantum chromodynamics.
Objective: In recent months, we broke new ground in perturbative Quantum Chromodynamics computing for the first time a physical cross-section of a hadron collider process - Higgs production - at the fourth order in the strong coupling constant expansion.
The second volume continues with non-abelian gauge theories, quantum chromodynamics and the renormalization group, spontaneously broken symmetry, and weak interactions and the electroweak theory.
He has sought to primarily present only simple theoretical ideas and phenomenological models that are well supported by experimental data without going too deep into the underlying mathematical formalism, although he does include a chapter devoted to quantum chromodynamics and also includes discussion of recent ideas concerning the quark-gluon plasma and predictions concerning the results of collisions planned at the Large Hadron Collider in Europe.
10, 11] were able to prove that there are theoretical links, such that the Superstring theory reduces to AdS/CFT theory, and Ads/CFT theory reduces to the so-called Light Front Holography, which in turn this model can serve as first approximation to the Quantum Chromodynamics theory.
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