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Two Unexpected Findings in Hadron and Nuclear Physics from TGD Viewpoint

Matti Pitkänen


This article discusses 2 recent unexpected finds related to hadron- and nuclear physics:

The recent experiments of Dove et al confirm that the antiquark sea is asymmmetric in the sense that the ratio anti-d/anti-u is larger than unity. A model assuming that proton is part of time in a state consisting of neutron and virtual pion seems to fit at qualitative level into the picture. The TGD based model relies on the already existing picture developed by taking seriously the so called X boson as 17.5 MeV particle and the empirical evidence for scaled down variants of pion predicted by TGD. Virtual mesons are replaced with real on mass shell mesons but with p-adically scaled down mass, and low energy strong interactions at the hadronic and nuclear level are described topologically in terms of reconnections of flux tubes.

That final state nuclei from the fission of heavy nuclei possess a rather high spin has been known since the discovery of nuclear fission 80 years ago but has remained poorly understood. The recent surprising findings by Wilson et al was that the final state angular momenta for the final state nuclei are uncorrelated and must therefore emerge after the decays. The TGD proposal is that the generation of angular momentum is a kind of self-organization process. Zero energy ontology (ZEO) and heff hierarchy indeed predicts self-organization in all scales. Self-organization involves energy feed needed to increase heff /h0 = n serving as a measure for algebraic complexity and as a kind of universal IQ in the number theoretical vision about cognition based on adelic physics. The final state nuclei have angular momenta 6-7 ħ. This suggests that self-organization increases the values of heff to nh, n ∈ {6,7}. Quantization of angular momentum with new unit of spin would force the generation of large spins. Zero energy ontology (ZEO) provides a new element to the description of self-organization and a model for quantum tunneling phenomenon.

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