Logo

Quantum Chromodynamics by Gerhard Ecker

Small book cover: Quantum Chromodynamics

Quantum Chromodynamics
by

Publisher: arXiv
Number of pages: 48

Description:
After a brief historical review of the emergence of QCD as the quantum field theory of strong interactions, the basic notions of colour and gauge invariance are introduced leading to the QCD Lagrangian. The second lecture is devoted to perturbative QCD. The final two lectures treat various aspects of QCD beyond perturbation theory.

Home page url

Download or read it online for free here:
Download link
(840KB, PDF)

Similar books

Book cover: Quantum Chromodynamics and Statistical PhysicsQuantum Chromodynamics and Statistical Physics
by - arXiv
In these lectures, we first introduce the basic concepts in the context of simple toy models, we study the properties of the latter, and show how the results obtained for the simple models may be taken over to quantum chromodynamics.
(3599 views)
Book cover: Quantum ChromodynamicsQuantum Chromodynamics
by - arXiv
These lectures provide an overview of Quantum Chromodynamics (QCD), the SU(3)C gauge theory of the strong interactions. After briefly reviewing the empirical considerations which lead to the introduction of colour, the QCD Lagrangian is discussed.
(6458 views)
Book cover: Lattice QCD: concepts, techniques and some resultsLattice QCD: concepts, techniques and some results
by - arXiv
The aim of this introduction to lattice QCD is to provide people working in related areas with a rough overview of lattice techniques, what they are able to provide today and what their limitations are. Details and proofs are often omitted.
(3943 views)
Book cover: QCD in Heavy Ion CollisionsQCD in Heavy Ion Collisions
by - arXiv.org
This is an introduction to selected topics in the physics of ultrarelativistic heavy ion collisions which shed light on the fundamental theory of strong interactions, the Quantum Chromodynamics. The emphasis is on the partonic forms of QCD matter.
(1909 views)