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  Good sources for learning about instantons in QCD?

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I want to learn something about instantons in QCD. I am aware that there are a lots of resources readily available in the internet, but I don't wanna waste time having a look to all of them. Which ones do you think are the best?

asked Feb 18, 2016 in Resources and References by Dmitry hand me the Kalashnikov (735 points) [ no revision ]
recategorized Feb 18, 2016 by Dmitry hand me the Kalashnikov

I am not sure if this book deals with the topic you request (from looking at the table of contents it seems that it does cover it), I am planning someday to read from it too.

The title is Topological Solitons by Manton from Cambridge university.

It seems a bit dated though.

thanks for the suggestion

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A thorough and comprehensive treatment of instantons in QCD is given in the review article

Schäfer, T., & Shuryak, E. V. . Instantons in QCD. Reviews of Modern Physics, 70 (1998), 323.

answered Feb 19, 2016 by Arnold Neumaier (15,787 points) [ no revision ]

i will give it a go

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