Few-Body Systems

, Volume 49, Issue 1–4, pp 255–261 | Cite as

Delta Properties in the Rainbow-Ladder Truncation of Dyson–Schwinger Equations

  • D. Nicmorus
  • G. Eichmann
  • A. Krassnigg
  • R. Alkofer


We present a calculation of the three-quark core contribution to nucleon and Δ-baryon masses and Δ electromagnetic form factors in a Poincaré-covariant Faddeev approach. A consistent setup for the dressed-quark propagator, the quark–quark, quark–’diquark’ and quark–photon interactions is employed, where all ingredients are solutions of their respective Dyson–Schwinger or Bethe–Salpeter equations in a rainbow-ladder truncation. The resulting Δ electromagnetic form factors concur with present experimental and lattice data.


Pseudoscalar Meson Electromagnetic Form Factor Dynamical Chiral Symmetry Breaking Diquark Correlation Baryon Property 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • D. Nicmorus
    • 1
    • 2
  • G. Eichmann
    • 3
  • A. Krassnigg
    • 4
  • R. Alkofer
    • 4
  1. 1.Frankfurt Institute for Advanced Studies (FIAS)Johann Wolfgang Goethe-UniversitätFrankfurt am MainGermany
  2. 2.Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator FacilityNewport NewsUSA
  3. 3.Institut für KernphysikTechnische Universität DarmstadtDarmstadtGermany
  4. 4.Institut für PhysikKarl-Franzens-Universität GrazGrazAustria

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