Hadron Physics

Hadron Physics

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Straddling the traditional disciplines of nuclear and particle physics, hadron physics is a vital and extremely active research area, as evidenced by a 2004 Nobel prize and new research facilities, such as that scheduled to open at CERN. Scientifically it is of vital importance in extrapolating our knowledge of quark-gluon physics at the sub-nucleon level to provide a wider perspective of strongly interacting hadrons, which make up the vast bulk of known matter in the Universe. Through detailed, pedagogical chapters contributed by key international experts, Hadron Physics maps out our contemporary knowledge of the subject. It covers both the theoretical and experimental aspects of hadron structure and properties along with a wide range of specific research topics, results, and applications. Providing a full picture of activity in the field, the book highlights three particular areas of current research: computational lattice hadron physics, the structure and dynamics of hadrons, and generalized parton distributions. It provides a solid introduction, includes background theory, and presents the current state of understanding of the subject.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 474 pages
  • 162.6 x 236.2 x 30.5mm | 725.76g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • Chapman & Hall/CRC
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • 213 black & white illustrations, 4 black & white halftones
  • 1584887052
  • 9781584887058

Table of contents

LECTURES Nucleon Electromagnetic Form Factors, K. de Jager Hard Scattering Processes, D. Ryckbosch Selected Topics in Baryon Spectroscopy and Structure, V.D. Burkert Hadrons in the Nuclear Medium: Recent Results and Perspectives, V. Metag Topical Aspects of Hyperon Physics, S. Belostotski Light-Front QCD, S.J. Brodsky States Beyond quark-antiquark in QCD: Diquarks, Tetraquarks, Pentaquarks and No Quarks, F.E. Close The QCD Vacuum and Its Hadronic Excitations, W. Weise Lattice QCD - A Guide for People Who Want Results, C.T.H. Davies Resonances From Coupled Channel Chiral Unitarity, A. Ramos Chiral Extrapolations, M. Gockeler Chiral Phase Transition in Hadronic Matter: The Influence of Baryon Density, B.L. Ioffe A Covariant Quark Model, B. Metsch The Lattice Calculation of Moments of Structure Functions, R. Horsley Hadron Tomography, M. Burkardt Dynamics of Hard Diffraction, P. Hoyer Deeply Virtual Compton Scattering: Results & Future, W.-D. Nowak The HERMES Recoil Detector, B. Seitz Prospects for GPD Measurements with COMPASS at CERN, N. d'Hose SHORT CONTRIBUTED TALKS The Magnetic Moment of the D+, E. Downie Measurement of the Neutron Electric Form Factor at MAMI, D.I. Glazier Single p0 and h Photoproduction off Protons at CB-ELSA, O. Bartholomy Inclusive Photoproduction of Light Mesons at HERA, A. Kropivnitskaya Hadron Physics at the CELSIUS/WASA Facility, K. Schonning and S. Keleta Negasi The Generalised GDH Sum Rule, V.A. Sulkosky DG/G at COMPASS, S. Procureur Relativistic Glauber Theory for A(e,e p) Reactions, B. Van Overmeire Hybrid Mesons in the Flux-Tube Model, J. Dudek What Can Lattice QCD Say About Pentaquarks? A.S. Bin Tariq Quantum Weights of Quasi-Particles in QCD at Finite Temperature, N. Gromov Vacuum Condensates of Dimension Two in Pure Gluodynamics, A.R. Fazio Matching Regge Theory to the Operator Product Expansion (OPE), S.S. Afonin THE STRUCTURE AND DYNAMICS OF HADRONS Strangeness Production in a Coupled Channels Framework, O. Scholten Nucleon Properties in the Perturbative Chiral Quark Model, J. Kuckei Gauge-Invariance in Hadronic Scattering Processes, C.J. Bomhof Baryon Observables in a Covariant Faddeev Approach, M. Kloker Direct Observation of pp-Scattering in pXe-Interactions, B. Slowinski Capability Computing for Computational Hadron Physics, N. Attig COMPUTATIONAL LATTICE HADRON PHYSICS Finite-Size Effects in Lattice QCD with Dynamical Wilson Fermions, B. Orth N (R) D Transition in Lattice QCD, C. Alexandrou Dynamical Overlap, N. Cundy Recent Overlap Results, V. Weinberg Generalized Parton Distributions from Lattice QCD, J.M. Zanotti Mass Storage Capacity for Computational Hadron Physics, H. Stuben GENERALISED PARTON DISTRIBUTIONS Non-Perturbative versus Perturbative Effects in Generalised Parton Distributions, S. Boffi Neutron Spin Structure Measurements in JLab Hall A, K. de Jager Simulation of the DVCS-TOF Detector for COMPASS, M. Seimetz The ALICE Transition Radiation Detector Readout Electronics, J. Mercado A Fibre Tracker for the HERMES Recoil Detector, M. Hoek Silicon Detector in HERMES, I. Hristova Track Reconstruction for the HERMES Recoil Detector, A. Osborne Test Beams Used in the HERMES Recoil Detector Project, M. Murray List of participants Indexshow more