The Quark Confinement Model of Hadrons
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Filling the gap in the literature on low-energy quark models, The Quark Confinement Model of Hadrons investigates confinement effects in the low-energy regions of particle physics using the methods of nonlocal quantum field theory. It also elucidates their role in describing microscopic quantities that characterize hadron-hadron interactions.
The authors present a quark confinement model to describe the low-energy physics of light hadrons. Hadrons are treated as collective colorless excitations of quark-gluon interactions while the quark confinement is to be provided by averaging over gluon backgrounds. The model is shown to reproduce the low-energy relations of chiral theory in the case of null momenta and, in addition, allow the researcher to obtain more sophisticated hadron characteristics, such as slope parameters and form factors.
Presenting a unified view on a number of low-energy phenomena, The Quark Confinement Model of Hadrons enables an understanding of problems related to the treatment of large distances within quantum chromodynamics.
Table of Contents
QCD functional with a gluon background
Quarks in vacuum gluon fields
The composites condition Z^O2 = 0
THE QUARK CONFINEMENT MODEL
The calculation technique in the QCM
The choice of the confinement function
The chiral fit
The interaction Lagrangian
The Dalitz decays
The pion form factor
A role of axial mesons in the electroweak decay ^D*p->^DIevyPion and kaon polarizabilities
BARYONS AS THREE-QUARK SYSTEMS
Quark currents of baryons
Confinement ansatz for three-quark states
Electromagnetic form factors of baryons
Strong meson-baryon form factors
Introduction … Toward heavy quarks
Kinematics of semileptonic meson decays
Heavy final states
Light final states
b-c flavor changing decays of baryons