Light meson spectroscopy

@article{Godfrey1999LightMS,
  title={Light meson spectroscopy},
  author={Stephen J. Godfrey and James Napolitano},
  journal={Reviews of Modern Physics},
  year={1999},
  volume={71},
  pages={1411-1462}
}
The authors survey the current status of light-meson spectroscopy, beginning with a general introduction to meson spectroscopy and its importance in understanding the physical states of quantum chromodynamics. Phenomenological models of hadron spectroscopy are described with particular emphasis on the constituent-quark model and the qualitative features it predicts for the meson spectrum. The authors next discuss expectations for hadrons lying outside the quark model, such as hadron states with… 
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