Mass generation via the Higgs boson and the quark condensate of the QCD vacuum

  title={Mass generation via the Higgs boson and the quark condensate of the QCD vacuum},
  author={Martin Schumacher},
The Higgs boson, recently discovered with a mass of 125.7 GeV is known to mediate the masses of elementary particles, but only 2% of the mass of the nucleon. Extending a previous investigation (Schumacher, Ann. Phys. (Berlin)526, 215 (2014)) and including the strange-quark sector, hadron masses are derived from the quark condensate of the QCD vacuum and from the effects of the Higgs boson. These calculations include the π meson, the nucleon and the scalar mesons σ(600), κ(800), a0(980), f0(980… 
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