Publisher: Wikipedia 2014
Hadronic Matter e-book, from the table of contents: An overview; Quarks; Hadrons; Baryons; Mesons; Nuclei; Flavour; Weak interaction; Flavour tagging; Related topics; Selected biographies; Selected facilities and experiments; and more.
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by Niels Walet - UMIST
In these lecture notes the author shall discuss nuclear and particle physics on a somewhat phenomenological level. The mathematical sophistication shall be rather limited, with an emphasis on the physics and on symmetry aspects.
A quark is an elementary particle and a fundamental constituent of matter. They combine to form hadrons, the most stable of which are protons and neutrons, the components of atomic nuclei. Quarks are never directly observed or found in isolation.
by E. Leader, C. Lorce - arXiv
The general question, crucial to the internal structure of nucleon, of how to split the total angular momentum of a photon or gluon into spin and orbital contributions is one of the most important and interesting challenges faced by gauge theories.
by A. De Roeck, R.S. Thorne - arXiv
Structure functions are a measure of the partonic structure of hadrons. This is an overview on present structure function and related data, and on the techniques used to extract parton distribution functions to describe the structure of the proton.