Hadron physics  

Spezialvorlesung, SS 2013 (653.529)  

HS 05.12, Fri 14:00


Schedule:

QCD:

• 8.3.  QCD Lagrangian, gauge invariance, classical equations of motions
• 15.3.  Green functions, gauge fixing, Dyson-Schwinger equations
• 19.4.  Renormalization, running coupling

Hadrons:

• 25.4. Flavor symmetries, current algebra, Ward-Takahashi identities
• 3.5. Bound states, poles, decay constants 
• 17.5.  Hadron spectrum
• 24.5. Flavor multiplets & flavor wave functions
• 31.5. Spontaneous chiral symmetry breaking, axial anomaly

Theory toolbox:

• 7.6. Sigma model & chiral perturbation theory
• 14.6. Quark models

Currents and scattering:

• 1.7. Hadron matrix elements and form factors
• 5.7. Deep inelastic scattering, scaling violations, parton model

Lecture notes:

I will try to keep lecture notes posted here as we go along; check back frequently. 

Part 1
Part 2 (v2)
Part 3
Part 4 (v2)
Part 5 (v2)
Part 6 (v2)
Part 7
Part 8
Part 10
Part 11

Appendix 1
Appendix 2
Appendix 3
Appendix 4

Literature


Useful literature:


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