MIT bag model

MIT bag model

[¦em¦ī¦tē ′bag ‚mäd·əl]
(particle physics)
A model describing quark confinement in hadrons in which a hadron is viewed as a bubble of gas in a uniform, isotropic, perfect fluid, with the thermodynamic pressure of the gas replaced by the quantum pressure of quarks. Derived from Massachusetts Institute of Technology bag model.
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I will use the classical Cauchy operator in a modern way to explain some key Hamiltonian systems such as the MIT bag model for quark confinement.