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Diquark Correlations in Hadron Physics: Origin, Impact and Evidence


Susan Driessen
+39 0461 314722
Monday, 23 September, 2019 - 08:00 to Friday, 27 September, 2019 - 14:00
ECT* meeting room

The last decade has seen a dramatic shift in the way we understand the internal structure of hadronic systems. Modern experimental facilities, new theoretical techniques for the continuum bound-state problem and progress with lattice-regularized QCD have provided strong indications that soft quarkquark (diquark) correlations play a crucial role in hadron physics. For example, theory indicates that the appearance of such correlations is a necessary consequence of dynamical chiral symmetry breaking, viz. the mechanism responsible for emergence of almost all visible mass in the universe; experiment has uncovered signals for such correlations in the flavour-separation of the proton’s electromagnetic form factors; and phenomenology suggests that diquark correlations might be critical to the formation of exotic tetra- and penta-quark hadrons. This workshop will gather experimentalists and theorists to undertake a critical review of existing information, consolidate the facts, and therefrom develop a coherent, unified picture of hadron structure.

Registration period: 
08 Jul 2019 to 02 Sep 2019


Jacopo Ferreti Yale University
Craig Roberts Argonne National Laboratory
Elena Santopinto INFN-GE
Jorge Segovia Institut de Física d'Altes Energies (IFAE) and Barcelona Institute of Science and Technology (BIST) Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
Bogdan Wojtsekhowski Jefferson Lab


Last nameFirst nameInstitutionCountry of Institution
ChenChenJustus-Liebig-Universität GießenGermany
GotheRalfUniversity of South CarolinaUnited States
liutisimonettaUniversity of VirginiaUnited States
SegoviaJorgeUniversity Pablo de OlavideSpain
SyritsynSergeyStony Brook UniversityUnited States
WojtsekhowskiBogdanJefferson LabUSA