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Observability of glueball spectrum in QCD and the width of $\sigma$ resonance

Authors
  • Frasca, Marco
Type
Preprint
Publication Date
May 18, 2009
Submission Date
Dec 04, 2008
Source
arXiv
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Abstract

We prove a theorem in QCD stating that in the limit of strong coupling, $g\to\infty$, the observed spectrum of glueballs in QCD is the same of a pure Yang-Mills theory, being mixing effects due to the next-to-leading order. A full effective theory for QCD is obtained and the width of the $\sigma$ resonance decay is straightforwardly computed. This appears as the lowest glueball state. Vacuum gluon condensate is computed that consistently support studies on the identification of this meson as a glueball.

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