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Title: Quarkonium-nucleus bound states from lattice QCD

Abstract

Quarkonium-nucleus systems are composed of two interacting hadronic states without common valence quarks, which interact primarily through multi-gluon exchanges, realizing a color van der Waals force. We present lattice QCD calculations of the interactions of strange and charm quarkonia with light nuclei. Both the strangeonium-nucleus and charmonium-nucleus systems are found to be relatively deeply bound when the masses of the three light quarks are set equal to that of the physical strange quark. Extrapolation of these results to the physical light-quark masses suggests that the binding energy of charmonium to nuclear matter is $$B^{NM}_{phys}$$ ≲ 40 MeV.

Authors:
 [1];  [1];  [1];  [2];  [1];  [3];  [4];  [1]
  1. Univ. of Washington, Seattle, WA (United States)
  2. Massachusetts Inst. of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, MA (United States)
  3. College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA (United States); Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility (TJNAF), Newport News, VA (United States)
  4. Univ., de Barcelona, Marti Franques (Spain)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States). Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF); Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility (TJNAF), Newport News, VA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), Nuclear Physics (NP) (SC-26)
Contributing Org.:
NPLQCD Collaboration
OSTI Identifier:
1187779
Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 1184708
Report Number(s):
JLAB-THY-14-1992; DOE/OR/23177-3256; arXiv:1410.7069
Journal ID: ISSN 1550-7998; PRVDAQ
Grant/Contract Number:  
OCI1053575; PHY1206498; AC02-05CH11231; FG02-97ER4014; FG02-04ER41302; AC05-06OR23177; FG02-00ER41132; SC0010495; FIS2011-24154
Resource Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Physical Review. D, Particles, Fields, Gravitation and Cosmology
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 91; Journal Issue: 11; Journal ID: ISSN 1550-7998
Publisher:
American Physical Society (APS)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
72 PHYSICS OF ELEMENTARY PARTICLES AND FIELDS

Citation Formats

Beane, S.  R., Chang, E., Cohen, S.  D., Detmold, W., Lin, H. -W., Orginos, K., Parreño, A., and Savage, M.  J. Quarkonium-nucleus bound states from lattice QCD. United States: N. p., 2015. Web. doi:10.1103/PhysRevD.91.114503.
Beane, S.  R., Chang, E., Cohen, S.  D., Detmold, W., Lin, H. -W., Orginos, K., Parreño, A., & Savage, M.  J. Quarkonium-nucleus bound states from lattice QCD. United States. doi:10.1103/PhysRevD.91.114503.
Beane, S.  R., Chang, E., Cohen, S.  D., Detmold, W., Lin, H. -W., Orginos, K., Parreño, A., and Savage, M.  J. Thu . "Quarkonium-nucleus bound states from lattice QCD". United States. doi:10.1103/PhysRevD.91.114503. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1187779.
@article{osti_1187779,
title = {Quarkonium-nucleus bound states from lattice QCD},
author = {Beane, S.  R. and Chang, E. and Cohen, S.  D. and Detmold, W. and Lin, H. -W. and Orginos, K. and Parreño, A. and Savage, M.  J.},
abstractNote = {Quarkonium-nucleus systems are composed of two interacting hadronic states without common valence quarks, which interact primarily through multi-gluon exchanges, realizing a color van der Waals force. We present lattice QCD calculations of the interactions of strange and charm quarkonia with light nuclei. Both the strangeonium-nucleus and charmonium-nucleus systems are found to be relatively deeply bound when the masses of the three light quarks are set equal to that of the physical strange quark. Extrapolation of these results to the physical light-quark masses suggests that the binding energy of charmonium to nuclear matter is $B^{NM}_{phys}$ ≲ 40 MeV.},
doi = {10.1103/PhysRevD.91.114503},
journal = {Physical Review. D, Particles, Fields, Gravitation and Cosmology},
number = 11,
volume = 91,
place = {United States},
year = {2015},
month = {6}
}

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