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Hadrons and Nuclei
Eur. Phys. J. A 2, 77-86

Mean-field transport theory for the two-flavour NJL model

Wojciech Florkowski1,2

1 Gesellschaft für Schwerionenforschung GSI, Postfach 110552, D-64220 Darmstadt, Germany
2 H. Niewodniczanski Institute of Nuclear Physics, Radzikowskiego 152, 31-342 Kraków, Poland

Received: 23 September 1997 / Revised version: 8 November 1997 Communicated by W. Weise

By making a decomposition of the Wigner function in spinor and isospin space we derive a set of kinetic equations for the quark distribution functions and the spin densities. A detailed analysis of the consequences imposed by the chiral invariance on the form of the transport equations is presented.

05.60.+w Transport processes: theory - 11.30.Rd Chiral symmetries - 12.39.-x Phenomenological quark models

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