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Instanton effects are important in understanding the formation of condensates in the vacuum of [[quantum chromodynamics]] (QCD) and in explaining the mass of the socalled 'etaprime particle', a Goldstoneboson which has acquired mass through the axial current [[anomaly]] of QCD. Note that there is sometimes also a corresponding [[soliton]] in a theory with one additional space dimension. Recent research on '''instantons''' links them to topics such as [[Dbranes]] and [[Black holes]] and, of course, the vacuum structure of QCD. For example, in oriented [[string theorystring theories]], a Dp brane is a gauge theory instanton in the world volume (p+5)dimensional U(N) gauge theory on a stack of N
D(p+4)branes.
== See also ==
* [[instanton fluid]]
==References==

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