A perspective on pentaquarks

Robert Jaffe, Frank Wilczek

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Recent discoveries of manifestly exotic, narrow baryon resonances present a fundamental challenge for our theoretical understanding of low-energy QCD. This is a brief survey of their interpretation, emphasizing the possibility that diquark correlations are centrally involved. Many predictions and suggestions for future directions follow from that idea.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)s38-s42
JournalEuropean Physical Journal C
StatePublished - Jul 1 2004
Externally publishedYes

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  • Engineering (miscellaneous)
  • Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)


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