Color van der Waals force in the coupled channel approach

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A modified inverse-power law of the color van der Waals potential is derived in the coupled channel formalism. It approaches the inverse-power law potential from below asymptotocally. Possible screening mechanisms are briefly discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)195-201
Number of pages7
JournalPhysics Letters, Section B: Nuclear, Elementary Particle and High-Energy Physics
Issue number1-3
StatePublished - Nov 10 1983

Bibliographical note

Funding Information:
This work was supported in part by DOE Contract DE-AS05-82ER40074. The author is grateful to S.A. Moszkowski, C.W. Wong, D.B. Lichtenberg, G.E. Brown, M. Harvey, N. Isgur, /k. MacKellar, S. Yeh, K.R. Subbaswamy, K. MacAdam, K. Yazaki and D.L. Pursey for stimulating discussions and their encouragement. He also acknowledges the hospitality of the University of Washington Summer Institute on Quantum Chromodynamics and Quarks (Seattle, W/k) where part of this work was done.

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  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics


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