We motivate the use of dressed charges by arguing that such objects are needed to describe, e.g., constituent quarks and, in general, physical charged states in gauge theories. We give a short introduction to dressings in both QED and QCD. We put special emphasis on the infra-red properties of a moving dressed charge. To be more precise, we demonstrate that the one loop propagator of a relativistic dressed charge can be renormalized in the mass shell scheme with no infra-red divergence showing up.
|Journal||Nuclear Physics B - Proceedings Supplements|
|Publication status||Published - 1 Jan 1997|