**Introduction to QCD**

by Peter Skands

**Publisher**: arXiv 2012**Number of pages**: 71

**Description**:

These lectures were given at TASI 2012 and are directed at a level suitable for graduate students in High Energy Physics. They are intended to give an introduction to the theory and phenomenology of quantum chromodynamics (QCD), focusing on collider physics applications. The aim is to bring the reader to a level where informed decisions can be made concerning different approaches and their uncertainties.

Download or read it online for free here:

**Download link**

(3MB, PDF)

## Similar books

**Introduction to Lattice QCD**

by

**Rajan Gupta**-

**arXiv**

These notes aim to provide a pedagogical introduction to Lattice QCD. The topics covered include the scope of LQCD calculations, lattice discretization of gauge and fermion actions, doubling problem, improved gauge and Dirac actions, etc.

(

**8950**views)

**The Condensed Matter Physics of QCD**

by

**Krishna Rajagopal, Frank Wilczek**-

**arXiv**

Important progress in understanding the behavior of hadronic matter at high density has been achieved recently. We discuss the phase diagram of QCD as a function of temperature and density, and close with a look at possible astrophysical signatures.

(

**10667**views)

**Introduction to Soft-Collinear Effective Theory**

by

**Thomas Becher, Alessandro Broggio, Andrea Ferroglia**-

**arXiv**

These lectures provide an introduction to Soft-Collinear Effective Theory. After discussing the expansion of Feynman diagrams around the high-energy limit, the effective Lagrangian is constructed, first for a scalar theory, then for QCD ...

(

**6119**views)

**Quantum Chromodynamics**

by

**Gerhard Ecker**-

**arXiv**

After a historical review of the emergence of QCD, the basic notions of colour and gauge invariance are introduced. The second lecture is devoted to perturbative QCD. The final two lectures treat various aspects of QCD beyond perturbation theory.

(

**9789**views)