Particles, Astrophysics, and Nuclear Physics Seminar

QCD and a Holographic Model of Hadrons

Dr. Misha Stephanov
Department of Physics
University of Illinois, Chicago

I shall describe a bottom-up approach to constructing a higher-dimensional theory holographically dual to QCD. Hadronic models built in this way simultaneously satisfy chiral symmetry constraints together with QCD sum rules and can be constrained by matching asymptotic behavior of QCD correlation functions. The simplest model of this type gives a remarkably good fit to low energy hadronic observables.

Monday, September 18, 2006
2:00 pm
Gant Science Complex
Physics Department
Room P121

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