Nuclear and Particle Physics [E-Book] : The Changing Interface / by Mira Dey, Jishnu Dey.
Dey, Mira, (author)
Dey, Jishnu, (author)
Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer, 1994
IX, 109 p. online resource.
englisch
9783642849657
10.1007/978-3-642-84965-7
Springer Series in Nuclear and Particle Physics
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Table of Contents:
  • 1 Introduction
  • 1.1 Quarks
  • 1.2 Colour
  • 1.3 Flavour
  • 1.4 Quark Masses
  • 1.5 Medium Effects on Quarks and Their Interactions
  • 1.6 Phase Transition and Quark Gluon Plasma
  • 2 Preliminaries and Simple Models
  • 2.1 SU(2) and SU(3) Symmetry
  • 2.2 The SU(3) Group
  • 2.3 Non-Abelian Gauge Transformations
  • 2.4 SU(3) Flavour Group
  • 2.5 The SU(3) Colour and the Multi-Quark Wave Function
  • 2.6 The Necessity of Relativistic Models
  • 2.7 Fully Relativistic One-Body Potential Models
  • 2.8 Relativistic Hartree-Fock Models
  • 3 Currents, Anomaly, Solitons and Fractional Fermions
  • 3.1 The Theorem of Emmy Noether
  • 3.2 Internal Symmetry and Space-Time Symmetry
  • 3.3 Standard Examples
  • 3.4 Current Algebra and Anomaly
  • 3.5 Fractional Fermions
  • 3.6 A Brief Review of Solitons: Kinks
  • 3.7 Polyacetylene: One Dimensional Dirac-Type Equation
  • 4 More on Chiral Anomaly
  • 4.1 Chiral Anomaly in QED
  • 4.2 Gentleness
  • 4.3 Momentum Routing Anomalies
  • 4.4 Anomalous Ward Identity from Path Integral Approach
  • 4.5 Summary of Grassmann Algebra
  • 4.6 Integration Over Fermi Fields
  • 4.7 Chiral Transformation
  • 5 Introduction to Instantons
  • 5.1 Instantons or Pseudoparticles
  • 5.2 Tunneling in Imaginary Time
  • 5.3 Homotopy Theory
  • 5.4 Compactification of Space-Time Manifold and Mapping
  • 5.5 Bounds for the Instanton Solutions
  • 6 Relevance of Instantons
  • 6.1 ? Vacuum
  • 6.2 The DEMON
  • 6.3 Electroweak Baryon Number Violation
  • 6.4 Conformally Invariant Solutions of Jackiw, Nohl and Rebbi
  • 6.5 Instanton to Skyrmion
  • 6.6 QCD Vacuum — Instanton Gas or Liquid?
  • 6.7 Instanton Suppression by Light Fermions
  • 6.8 Instanton Induced Effective Interaction
  • 7 Chiral Perturbation Theory (CHPT)
  • 7.1 CHPT for the Meson Sector
  • 7.2 CHPT for the Nucleon
  • 7.3 CHPT at Finite Temperature
  • 8 The Topological and Non-Topological Soliton Models
  • 8.1 Skyrmion: Baryon as a Topological Soliton in Meson Fields
  • 8.2 The Non-topological Soliton or the Soliton Bag Model
  • 8.3 The Nature of the QCD Vacuum
  • 8.4 Description of the Model
  • 9 QCD Sum Rules
  • 9.1 Introduction to QCD Sum Rules
  • 9.2 The Operator Product Expansion (OPE)
  • 9.3 Calculation of the Coefficients and Borel Transform
  • 9.4 Introduction to Sum Rules for Baryons
  • 9.5 The Nucleon Correlator
  • 9.6 Details of the Sum Rule for Nucleons
  • 9.7 Finite Temperature and Density
  • References
  • Citation Index.