MIT bag model
MIT bag model[¦em¦ī¦tē ′bag ‚mäd·əl]
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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