# Ab Initio Determination of Light Hadron Masses

@article{Drr2008AbID, title={Ab Initio Determination of Light Hadron Masses}, author={Stephan D{\"u}rr and Zolt{\'a}n Fodor and Julien Frison and Christian Hoelbling and Roland Hoffmann and S{\'a}ndor D. Katz and Stefan Krieg and Thorsten Kurth and L Lellouch and Th. Lippert and K{\'a}lm{\'a}n K. Szab{\'o} and Gr'egory Vulvert}, journal={Science}, year={2008}, volume={322}, pages={1224 - 1227} }

More than 99% of the mass of the visible universe is made up of protons and neutrons. Both particles are much heavier than their quark and gluon constituents, and the Standard Model of particle physics should explain this difference. We present a full ab initio calculation of the masses of protons, neutrons, and other light hadrons, using lattice quantum chromodynamics. Pion masses down to 190 mega–electron volts are used to extrapolate to the physical point, with lattice sizes of approximately… Expand

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