Pion in a box

W. Bietenholz, M. Goeckeler, R. Horsley, Y. Nakamura, D. Pleiter, P. E. L. Rakow, G. Schierholz, J. M. Zanotti

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The residual mass of the pion in a finite spatial box at vanishing quark masses, the mass gap, is computed with two flavors of dynamical clover fermions. The result is compared with predictions of chiral perturbation theory in the delta regime. (C) 2010 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)410-414
Number of pages5
JournalPhysics Letters B
Issue number4-5
Publication statusPublished - 19 Apr 2010


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