The structure of hadrons in QCD

Curtis Gove Callan, Roger F. Dashen, David J. Gross

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We show that in QCD the instanton gas is unstable under collapse into a dense strong coupling phase. However, in the presence of color fields due to quarks, a dilute gas can coexist with the dense phase. This leads to a derivation, directly from QCD of a confining bag model of hadrons.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)307-312
Number of pages6
JournalPhysics Letters B
Issue number2-3
StatePublished - Sep 25 1978

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics


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