QCD as a Basis for Quark and Nuclear Forces

  • F. E. Close
Part of the NATO Advanced Science Institutes Series book series (NSSB, volume 104)


Quarks are constituents of nucleons, which are in turn the building blocks of nuclei. Now that high energy physicists believe that they have a viable theory of quark forces, at least within nucleons, an obvious question is whether we can exploit the theory to better understand the nuclear forces.


Strange Quark Nuclear Force Pauli Principle Color Singlet Gluon Exchange 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • F. E. Close
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  1. 1.Rutherford Appleton LaboratoryChilton, OxonEngland

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