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Formation of Nucleon Pions

  1. May 18, 2012 #1
    How are Pions produced inside a nucleus? I've heard it was through gluons exchange but found nothing about it.
     
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  3. May 18, 2012 #2
    Same way photons are produced by charged particles interacting and gluons are produced by quarks interacting. In this case, I think it's a manifestation of the Colour Force.
     
  4. May 18, 2012 #3
    Could you explain it in more detail?
    Also, browsing through wikipedia I found a Feynman diagram that seems to point when a pion is produced, however, it does not really tells how.
    upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/3/31/Pn_scatter_quarks.png/300px-Pn_scatter_quarks.png
     
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