By Bo Andersson

ISBN-10: 0521420946

ISBN-13: 9780521420945

The Lund version, encouraged by way of quantum chromodynamics, has supplied a really promising method of the dynamics of quark and gluon interactions. beginning with a short reprise of easy strategies in relativity, quantum mechanics of fields and particle physics, Dr. Andersson discusses the dynamics of the massless relativistic string, confinement, causality and relativistic covariance, Lund fragmentation strategies, QED and QCD Bremsstrahlung, multiplicities, and particle-parton distributions. through the publication, conception confronts present experimental information, and considers implications for destiny experiments. The publication additionally explores the relationships among the Lund version and different versions in accordance with box concept (the Schwinger version, S-matrix versions, light-cone algebra physics, and diversifications of the parton version) and types in response to statistical mechanics (the Feynman-Wilson gasoline, scaling, iterative cascade models). it is a distinctive monograph for these operating in theoretical and particle physics.