Quantum Chromodynamics - Theory


List of unsolved problems in physics
QCD in the non-perturbative regime:
  • Confinement: the equations of QCD remain unsolved at energy scales relevant for describing atomic nuclei. How does QCD give rise to the physics of nuclei and nuclear constituents?
  • Quark matter: the equations of QCD predict that a plasma (or soup) of quarks and gluons should be formed at high temperature and density. What are the properties of this phase of matter?

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