Methodological notes

Atoms and hadrons (classification problems)

A group approach is discussed for classifying two types of objects: hadrons and chemical elements. In this approach, both the hadrons and the atoms are treated as structureless particles. The groups underlying the classifications are different in the two cases: the unitary SU(3) in the hadron case and the orthogonal O(4) group in the atomic case. The classification principles, on the other hand, are identical, and in this sense there is an analogy between atoms and hadrons. Certain aspects of this analogy are discussed.

PACS: 11.30.Jw, 12.40.Kj, 31.90.+s
DOI: 10.1070/PU1979v022n10ABEH005712
Citation: Konopel’chenko B G, Rumer Yu B "Atoms and hadrons (classification problems)" Sov. Phys. Usp. 22 837–840 (1979)
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PT Journal Article
TI Atoms and hadrons (classification problems)
AU Konopel’chenko B G
FAU Konopel’chenko BG
AU Rumer Yu B
FAU Rumer YB
DP 10 Oct, 1979
TA Phys. Usp.
VI 22
IP 10
PG 837-840
RX 10.1070/PU1979v022n10ABEH005712
SO Phys. Usp. 1979 Oct 10;22(10):837-840

Оригинал: Конопельченко Б Г, Румер Ю Б «Атомы и адроны (Проблемы классификации)» УФН 129 339–345 (1979); DOI: 10.3367/UFNr.0129.197910i.0339

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