Coulomb gauge model of mesons

N.E. Ligterink, Eric S. Swanson

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    A model of mesons which is based on the QCD Hamiltonian in Coulomb gauge is presented. The model relies on a novel quasiparticle basis to improve the reliability of the Fock space expansion. It is also relativistic, yields chiral pions, and is tightly constrained by QCD (quark masses are the only parameters). Applications to hidden flavor mesons yield results comparable to phenomenological constituent quark models while revealing the limitations of such models.
    Original languageEnglish
    Article number10.1103/PhysRevC.69.025204
    Pages (from-to)025204-1
    Number of pages10
    JournalPhysical review C: Nuclear physics
    Issue number2
    Publication statusPublished - 2004



    • PACS-12.38.Lg
    • PACS-12.39.Jh
    • IR-61861
    • METIS-221225
    • EWI-10806

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    Ligterink, N. E., & Swanson, E. S. (2004). Coulomb gauge model of mesons. Physical review C: Nuclear physics, 69(2), 025204-1. [10.1103/PhysRevC.69.025204].