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quarkonium

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Context

Fields and quanta

field (physics)

standard model of particle physics

force field gauge bosons

scalar bosons

matter field fermions (spinors, Dirac fields)

flavors of fundamental fermions in the
standard model of particle physics:
generation of fermions1st generation2nd generation3d generation
quarks (qq)
up-typeup quark (uu)charm quark (cc)top quark (tt)
down-typedown quark (dd)strange quark (ss)bottom quark (bb)
leptons
chargedelectronmuontauon
neutralelectron neutrinomuon neutrinotau neutrino
bound states:
mesonslight mesons:
pion (udu d)
ρ-meson (udu d)
ω-meson (udu d)
f1-meson
a1-meson
strange-mesons:
ϕ-meson (ss¯s \bar s),
kaon, K*-meson (usu s, dsd s)
eta-meson (uu+dd+ssu u + d d + s s)

charmed heavy mesons:
D-meson (uc u c, dcd c, scs c)
J/ψ-meson (cc¯c \bar c)
bottom heavy mesons:
B-meson (qbq b)
ϒ-meson (bb¯b \bar b)
baryonsnucleons:
proton (uud)(u u d)
neutron (udd)(u d d)

(also: antiparticles)

effective particles

hadron (bound states of the above quarks)

solitons

minimally extended supersymmetric standard model

superpartners

bosinos:

sfermions:

dark matter candidates

Exotica

auxiliary fields

Contents

Idea

In quantum hadrodynamics a quarkonium particle is a meson which is a bound state of one of the heavy quarks with its own antiparticle.

Examples

Examples of quarkonia:

References

  • R. Faccini, A. Pilloni, A.D. Polosa, Exotic Heavy Quarkonium Spectroscopy: A Mini-review (arXiv:1209.0107)

  • Zebo Tang, Quarkonium production: An experimental overview (arXiv:2002.10793)

See also

Dicussion in the context of quark gluon plasma:

  • Xiaojun Yao, Weiyao Ke, Yingru Xu, Ste, Quarkonium Production in Heavy Ion Collisions: From Open Quantum System to Transport Equation (arXiv:2002.04079)

The Dalitz decay of quarkonium:

  • Yu Jia, Wen-Long Sang, Observation prospects of leptonic and Dalitz decays of pseudoscalar quarkonia, JHEP 0910:090, 2009 (arXiv:0906.4782)

Discussion in AdS/QCD:

  • Rico Zöllner, Burkhard Kampfer, Holographic vector meson melting in a thermal gravity-dilaton background related to QCD (arXiv:2002.07200)

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