nLab Murray Gell-Mann

Murray Gell-Mann was an American physicist (1929-2019), best known for his work on the classification of elementary particles and their interactions.

Selected writings

Introducing the σ-meson to chiral perturbation theory, together with the concept of the sigma-model:

On quantum hadrodynamics (and mentioning the Gell-Mann principle of quantum compulsion in quantum physics):

Introducing vector meson dominance:

The pole approximation? for meson interaction:

Introducing the quark model/quantum chromodynamics:

On grand unified theories, naturalness, D=4 N=8 supergravity, superstring theory:

A philosophical account of the nature of the universe, responding to some lines of Isaac Newton, is in

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