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LHCb discovers 5 new baryons

Posted: Sun Mar 19, 2017 7:35 pm
by mfb
Excited states of the Omega_c baryon. The ground state and one excited state were known already, now 5 additional were discovered with amazingly clear peaks. The significances are 20 sigma for the first 4 peaks and 10 sigma for the 5th peak. A wide 6th state might hide at 3200 MeV.


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