A quark transport theory to describe nucleon-nucleon collisions

U. Kalmbach, T. Vetter, T. S. Biró, U. Mosel

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On the basis of the Friedberg-Lee model we formulate a semiclassical transport theory to describe the phase-space evolution of nucleon-nucleon collisions on the quark level. The time evolution is given by a Vlasov equation for the quark phase-space distribution and a Klein-Gordon equation for the mean-field describing the nucleon as a soliton bag. The Vlasov equation is solved numerically using an extended test-particle method. We test the confinement mechanism and mean-field effects in (1 + 1)-dimensional simulations.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)584-604
Number of pages21
JournalNuclear Physics, Section A
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Nov 1 1993


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  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics

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