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Quantum Chromodynamics and Hadrons: an Elementary Introduction

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Quantum Chromodynamics and Hadrons: an Elementary Introduction
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Publisher: arXiv.org
Number of pages: 52

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In these lectures I will discuss the quark-gluon 'corner' ofthe Standard Model, introducing the basics of Quantum Chromodynamics (QCD), the theory of quark-gluon interactions. Throughout this survey, the main emphasis will be put on the relation between QCD and hadrons, the observed bound states of quarks.

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