quarkonium


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quarkonium

[kwär′kō·nē·əm]
(particle physics)
A meson that is made up of a heavy quark and its antiparticle, an antiquark.
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Vary, "Quarkonium as a relativistic bound state on the light front," Physical Review D: Particles, Fields, Gravitation and Cosmology, vol.
Quarkonium and hydrogen spectra with spin dependent relativistic wave equation.
Soto, "Heavy Quarkonium Hybrids," Nuclear and Particle Physics Proceedings, vol.
In this study, we extend the hard photoproduction mechanism [68] to the heavy quarkonium production and investigate the production of inclusive [[eta].sub.c,b] meson in p-p and Pb-Pb collisions at the LHC.
The other potentials such as power law potential [44], logarithmic potential [45], Richardson potential [46], Buchmuller-Tye potential [47], and Song-Lin potential [48] were used to fit quarkonium spectra and gave good results in agreement with experiments.
The expansion of QGP is quite sensitive to EoS through the speed of sound and explores the sensitivity of the quarkonium suppression to the equation of state [33, 34].
As a subatomic system, a quarkonium that is composed of a heavy quark-antiquark (q[bar.q]) pair has attracted attention of particle physicists since the first half of 1970, and [7-11] are just a few studies of them.
Heavy quarkonium is the bound state of b[bar.b] and c[bar.c] and one of the most important playgrounds for our understanding of the strong interactions of quarks and gluons.
Heltsley et al., "Heavy quarkonium: progress, puzzles, and opportunities," The European Physical Journal C, vol.
In [24, 25], the authors have calculated the dissociation rates of quarkonium ground states by tunneling and direct thermal activation to the continuum and the binding energies and scattering phase shifts for the lowest eigenstates in the charmonium and bottomonium systems in hot gluon plasma.
In [4, 34, 55], the authors calculated the mass spectra of quarkonium systems as charmonium and bottomonium mesons with the quark-antiquark interaction potential using various methods in many works.
The paper titled "Entropic Destruction of Heavy Quarkonium from a Deformed AdS5 Model" by Z.