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Searching for diquarks in hadrons

Philippe de Forcrand, Constantia Alexandrou, Biagio Lucini Orcid Logo

Volume: "LAT2005", Start page: 053

Swansea University Author: Biagio Lucini Orcid Logo

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Since the early days of QCD, it has been argued that inside hadrons quarks organise into substructures. Among those, popular pictures of various phenomena (including exotica and colour superconductivity) give a prominent role to diquarks, i.e. to colour antitriplet combinations of two quarks. Using...

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Published: 2005
Online Access: http://inspirehep.net/record/693104
URI: https://cronfa.swan.ac.uk/Record/cronfa27937
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Abstract: Since the early days of QCD, it has been argued that inside hadrons quarks organise into substructures. Among those, popular pictures of various phenomena (including exotica and colour superconductivity) give a prominent role to diquarks, i.e. to colour antitriplet combinations of two quarks. Using a gauge-invariant setup, which combines the diquark with a static quark, we study spatial correlations of the two light quarks inside the diquark. After illustrating the setup, we discuss our first results for both the scalar (``good'') and the spin one (``bad'') diquark channels. In a regime in which $m_{\pi} \simeq 830$ MeV, our data show unambiguously that a scalar diquark forms with a size of $\simeq$ 0.9 fm. For the vector diquark we are able to put a lower bound of 4.1(7) fm on its size. We also investigate the mass splitting between the good and the bad diquark: our findings are compatible with phenomenologically inspired predictions for this quantity.
College: Faculty of Science and Engineering
Start Page: 053