An Introduction to Lattice QCD

  • G. Martinelli
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSB, volume 130)


In the last decade an impressive collection of converging experimental results indicated Quantum Chromodynamics (QCD) as a unique candidate to describe strong interactions. Many important predictions from perturbative QCD have been already experimentally confirmed to a certain quantitative level. Among the others:
  1. a)

    The value of R= σ (e+e → hadrons) /σ (e+eμ + μ )

  2. b)

    The properties of jets at PETRA energies (√s ≃ 30 GeV)

  3. c)

    The dependence of the average transverse momentum < pT > on √s in hadronic collisions

  4. d)

    The photon structure function

  5. e)

    -Onium decays

  6. f)

    Scaling violations



Gauge Theory Wilson Loop Chiral Symmetry Breaking Lattice Gauge Theory Finite Lattice 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Martinelli
    • 1
  1. 1.INFN — Laboratori Nazionali di FrascatiFrascatiItaly

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