Large effects from small QCD instantons: making soft bombs at hadron colliders

  title={Large effects from small QCD instantons: making soft bombs at hadron colliders},
  author={Valentin V. Khoze and F. Krauss and Matthias Schott},
  journal={Journal of High Energy Physics},
It is a common belief that the last missing piece of the Standard Model of particles physics was found with the discovery of the Higgs boson at the Large Hadron Collider. However, there remains a major prediction of quantum tunnelling processes mediated by instanton solutions in the Yang-Mills theory, that is still untested in the Standard Model. The direct experimental observation of instanton-induced processes, which are a consequence of the non-trivial vacuum structure of the Standard Model… Expand
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