Observation of an Excited Ω- Baryon

(Belle Collaboration)

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Abstract

Using data recorded with the Belle detector, we observe a new excited hyperon, an Ω∗- candidate decaying into Ξ0K- and Ξ-KS0 with a mass of 2012.4±0.7(stat)±0.6(syst) MeV/c2 and a width of Γ=6.4-2.0+2.5(stat)±1.6(syst) MeV. The Ω∗- is seen primarily in (1S), (2S), and (3S) decays.

Original languageEnglish
Article number052003
JournalPhysical review letters
Volume121
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2018 Aug 2

Bibliographical note

Funding Information:
We thank the KEKB group for the excellent operation of the accelerator; the KEK cryogenics group for the efficient operation of the solenoid; and the KEK computer group, the National Institute of Informatics, and the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory (EMSL) computing group for valuable computing and Science Information NETwork 5 (SINET5) network support. We acknowledge support from the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology (MEXT) of Japan, the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS), and the Tau-Lepton Physics Research Center of Nagoya University; the Australian Research Council; Austrian Science Fund under Grant No. P 26794-N20; the National Natural Science Foundation of China under Contracts No. 11435013, No. 11475187, No. 11521505, No. 11575017, No. 11675166, and No. 11705209; Key Research Program of Frontier Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), Grant No. QYZDJ-SSW-SLH011; the CAS Center for Excellence in Particle Physics (CCEPP); Fudan University Grants No. JIH5913023, No. IDH5913011/003, No. JIH5913024, and No. IDH5913011/002; the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports of the Czech Republic under Contract No. LTT17020; the Carl Zeiss Foundation, the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, the Excellence Cluster Universe, and the VolkswagenStiftung; the Department of Science and Technology of India; the Instituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare of Italy; National Research Foundation (NRF) of Korea Grants No. 2014R1A2A2A01005286, No. 2015R1A2A2A01003280, No. 2015H1A2A1033649, No. 2016R1D1A1B01010135, No. 2016K1A3A7A09005 603, and No. 2016R1D1A1B02012900; Radiation Science Research Institute, Foreign Large-size Research Facility Application Supporting project and the Global Science Experimental Data Hub Center of the Korea Institute of Science and Technology Information; the Polish Ministry of Science and Higher Education and the National Science Center; the Grant of the Russian Federation Government, Agreement No. 14.W03.31.0026, the Slovenian Research Agency; Ikerbasque, Basque Foundation for Science, Basque Government (Grant No. IT956-16) and Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness (MINECO) (Juan de la Cierva), Spain; the Swiss National Science Foundation; the Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Science and Technology of Taiwan; and the U. S. Department of Energy and the National Science Foundation.

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© 2018 authors. Published by the American Physical Society.

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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