Experimental techniques in hadron spectroscopy
INFN, Laboratori Nazionali di Frascati, via E. Fermi 40, 00044 Frascati, Italy
a e-mail: paola.gianotti.lnf.infn.it
Published online: 29 May 2015
Quantum Chromodynamics (QCD) is the theory of the strong interaction, but the properties of the hadrons cannot be directly calculated from the QCD Lagrangian and alternative approaches are then used. In order to test the different models, precise measurements of hadron properties are of extreme importance. This is the main motivation for the hadron spectroscopy experimental program carried out since many years with different probes and different detectors. A survey of some recent results in the field is here presented and commented, together with the opportunities offered by the forthcoming experimental programs.
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