As a layperson, I read that nuclei components nucleons(n,p) are normally built up of three quarks. But does that number of particle not define only a plane (outside the radii of quarks themselves)...Are nucleon having only a surface (or a volume wiht 1 negligeable length) and not a volume ?(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

Hence, if it is known that SU(3) is the symmetry group of the color charge force, it is defining a 3 dimensional space, hence involving a dimension more than the one defined by the quarks seen as point particle.

Hence, isn't there a dimensional problem between the number of quarks and the dimensionality of the color force or the dimensionality of nuclear component ?

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# Quark composition of nucleons : dimensionality ?

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