On u-d Quark Coulomb Origin of Nuclear Force

F. C. Hoh *

Dragarbrunnsg, 55C, 75320 Uppsala, Sweden.

*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.


The origin of nuclear force is assigned to Coulomb interactions between quarks, u and d, in neighboring nucleons, replacing the current unspecified “residual” strong interaction assignment. The deuteron binding energy is correctly estimated using quasi-classical models for nucleons based upon SSI, the scalar strong interaction hadron theory. The next lightest nuclei are analogously treated. The Coulomb binding energies depend upon the small, in principle observable, internucleon distances between such u and d quarks whose positions in their respective host nucleons however depend upon intranucleon strong u - d potential that span over larger “hidden” distances.

Keywords: Scalar strong interaction hadron theory SSI, nuclear binding energy, interquark Coulomb potential, quasi-classical nucleon model, nucleon “rod”

How to Cite

Hoh, F. C. (2024). On u-d Quark Coulomb Origin of Nuclear Force. Physical Science International Journal, 28(1), 1–15. https://doi.org/10.9734/psij/2024/v28i1816


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