QCD and Nuclear Structure

  • Konrad Bleuler

Summary

QCD leads to a decisive renewal, i.e.redefinition of nuclear theory: an all over reconstruction starting directly from the basic quark-gluon level (thus replacing the conventional and half-phenomenological nucleon-boson scheme) is outlined within the framework of nuclear shell structure. Hereby essential - i.e. non-perturbative and group-theoretical - features of QCD play a decisive role. At the same time, a few characteristic inconsistencies - a.o. the solitonlike behaviour of the extended,in nuclear matter embedded, nucleons - of the conventional approach are overcome in a natural way.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Konrad Bleuler
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  1. 1.Institut für Theoretische KernphysikUniversität BonnBonnWest-Germany

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