The glue around quarks and the infra-red

E. Bagan, M. Lavelle, D. McMullan

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Abstract

Quarks are always accompanied by glue. Neglecting this glue leads to infra-red divergences and indeed colour charges are only defined if we take the glue into account. Here we present a new method to derive the form of this gluonic distribution. Results for various configurations are reported. These gluonic dressings are then tested in a wide variety of explicit calculations: in every case we see that the Green's functions of the dressed particles possess a physical pole structure and that infra-red divergences are not present. Some conclusions are drawn.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)329-332
JournalNuclear Physics B - Proceedings Supplements
Volume64
Issue number1-3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 1998

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    Bagan, E., Lavelle, M., & McMullan, D. (1998). The glue around quarks and the infra-red. Nuclear Physics B - Proceedings Supplements, 64(1-3), 329-332. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0920-5632(97)01083-9