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chromodynamics

[¦krō·mō·dī′nam·iks]
(particle physics)
A theory of the interaction between quarks carrying color in which the quarks exchange gluons in a manner analogous to the exchange of photons between charged particles in electrodynamics.
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If one assumes the electroweak theory is correct, a study of the weak nucleon-nucleon (NN) interaction has the potential to improve our understanding of the strongly interacting limit of quantum chromodynamics (QCD), which is clearly a problem of fundamental importance.
The Quantum Quark is a close look at quantum chromodynamics that does not require an extensive mathematics or physics background of the reader.
Quantum chromodynamics is the study of how quarks interact though the exchange of particles called gluons.
Meta-material developments involve unraveling the mysteries of such scientific disciplines as quantum mechanics, quantum chromodynamics, quantum electrodynamics, particulate physics, and other phenomena associated with myriad states and configurations of matter.
Johnson orders his story around the progression of theories and discoveries in quantum thinking, providing an extraordinary wealth of detail on such recondite topics as particle parity, mathematical renormalization, isospin, and quantum chromodynamics.
These massive computations had both discovered a new particle and provided an important confirmation of quantum chromodynamics, the theory governing the behavior of quarks.
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In this way, Gell-Mann founded the study of quantum chromodynamics, on the model of quantum electrodynamics, which had proved to work so well (see 1948).
It played a vital role in the discovery of de Broglie's wave theory of matter, the so-called Klein-Gordon equation (first discovered by Schrodinger), the Dirac equation of the electron, quantum electrodynamics, quantum electroweak theory, and quantum chromodynamics.
In a statement Thursday by the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) that announced the detection, Giovanni Passaleva, spokesman for LHCb, said: "Finding a doubly heavy-quark baryon is of great interest as it will provide a unique tool to further probe quantum chromodynamics, the theory that describes the strong interaction, one of the four fundamental forces.
Further developments in the physics of elementary particles and high-energy physics have shown that the phenomenon of <<asymptotic freedom>>, discovered by American theoretical physicists, played a key role in the development of quantum chromodynamics, which deals with the theoretical aspects of strong interactions of representatives of the microworld [36].
The researchers investigate strong interactions at high energies, diffraction and shadowing phenomena, gravitation and cosmology, standard model physics, quantum chromodynamics, and quantum field theory.