The European Physical Journal A

, Volume 35, Issue 3, pp 267–269 | Cite as

Baryon octupole moments

  • A. J. Buchmann
  • E. M. Henley
Regular Article - Theoretical Physics


We report on a calculation of higher electromagnetic multipole moments of baryons in a non-covariant quark model approach. The employed method is based on the underlying spin-flavor symmetry of the strong interaction and its breaking. We present results on magnetic octupole moments of decuplet baryons and discuss their implications.


13.40.Em Electric and magnetic moments 14.20.-c Baryons (including antiparticles) 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. J. Buchmann
    • 1
  • E. M. Henley
    • 2
  1. 1.Institut für Theoretische PhysikUniversität TübingenTübingenGermany
  2. 2.Department of Physics and Institute for Nuclear TheoryUniversity of WashingtonSeattleUSA

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