Widths of narrow mesons made from heavy quarks

Glennys R. Farrar, V. A. Novikov, L. B. Okun, M. A. Shifman, M. B. Voloshin, V. I. Zakharov

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We give predictions for the electronic widths of neutral vector mesons made from heavy quarks. Relying principally on dispersion relations and asymptotic freedom of QCD, these results are quite model-independent. Photonic and total hadronic widths of C-even mesons are also discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)115-117
Number of pages3
JournalPhysics Letters B
Issue number1
StatePublished - Nov 7 1977

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* Work supported in part by the U.S. Energy Research and Development Administration Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Fellow.


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