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Experimental evidence for the pentaquark

  • Daniel S. Carman
Hadron structure and spectroscopy

Abstract

The present experimental evidence for the existence of light pentaquarks is reviewed, including both positive and null results. I also discuss the CLAS experiments at Jefferson Laboratory that are forthcoming in the near future to address questions regarding existence, mass, width, and other quantum numbers of these five-quark baryon states.

PACS: 12.39.Mk Glueball and nonstandard multi-quark/gluon states – 14.20.-c Baryons – 14.80.-j Other particles

Keywords

Elementary Particle Experimental Evidence Quantum Number Null Result Baryon State 
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© Springer-Verlag, Società Italiana di Fisica 2005

Authors and Affiliations

  • Daniel S. Carman
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  1. 1.Ohio University, Athens, OH, 45701USA

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