Deep Inelastic Scaling in Nuclear and Particle Physics

  • Geoffrey B. West
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (volume 209)


These lectures are intended to be a pedagogical introduction to some of the ideas and concepts concerning scaling phenomena which arise in nuclear and particle physics. The level will be fairly modest and is aimed at the graduate student who has some familiarity with Feynman diagrams and the rudiments of quantum field theory. In actual fact, the first two-thirds of these lectures really only requires a standard background in non-relativistic quantum mechanics.


Structure Function Dimensional Analysis Operator Product Expansion Renormalization Group Equation Asymptotic Freedom 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Geoffrey B. West
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  1. 1.Theoretical DivisionT-8, MS B285 Los Alamos National LaboratoryLos AlamosUSA

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