Bag models and hadron structure

  • P. González
  • V. Vento
Part III - Relativistic Few-Body Equations and Bag Models
Part of the Lecture Notes in Physics book series (LNP, volume 273)


We review the fundamental ideas leading to the basic assumptions behind the bag model description of hadron structure and explore in some detail the so called MIT bag model. We discuss the relevance of chiral symmetry and incorporate it in a bag model scheme by adding a pion field. We show perturbative techniques of calculating gluonic and pionic effects. We discuss the consequences of the solitonic nature of the hedgehog solution of the pion field and introduce the skyrmion bag model. We end up by drawing some conclusions of our study and discussing recent developments in this area.


Baryon Number Chiral Angle Quark Field Color Current Pion Field 
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  • P. González
    • 1
  • V. Vento
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  1. 1.IFIC (Universitat de València - CSIC)Burjassot (València)Spain

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