Heptaquark

Summary

In particle physics, heptaquarks are a family of hypothetical composite particles, each consisting of seven quarks or antiquarks of any flavours.[1][2][3][4]

Properties

One model predicts that the lowest-energy heptaquark state would be a spin-1/2 or spin-3/2 state of energy roughly 2.5 GeV.[5] Another study found that the most stable heptaquark would include three strange quarks and two strange antiquarks.[6]

See also

References

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  6. ^ Park, Aaron; Park, Woosung; Lee, Su Houng (30 August 2017). "Heptaquarks with two heavy antiquarks in a simple chromomagnetic model". Physical Review D. 96 (3): 034029. arXiv:1706.10025. doi:10.1103/PhysRevD.96.034029. ISSN 2470-0010. S2CID 119445036.