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Symmetry 2009, 1(2), 155-179; doi:10.3390/sym1020155

Tetraquark Spectroscopy: A Symmetry Analysis

Departamento de Física Atómica, Molecular y Nuclear, Universidad de Valencia (UV) and IFIC (UV-CSIC), Valencia, Spain
Departamento de Física Fundamental, Universidad de Salamanca, Salamanca, Spain
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Received: 23 October 2009 / Accepted: 13 November 2009 / Published: 23 November 2009
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Feature Papers: Symmetry Concepts and Applications)
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We present a detailed analysis of the symmetry properties of a four-quark wave function and its solution by means of a variational approach for simple Hamiltonians. We discuss several examples in the light and heavy-light meson sector.
Keywords: Hadron spectroscopy; group theory Hadron spectroscopy; group theory
This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY 3.0).

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Vijande, J.; Valcarce, A. Tetraquark Spectroscopy: A Symmetry Analysis. Symmetry 2009, 1, 155-179.

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