2020-03-05 Press Release

An international research group including Dr. Tetsuo Hatsuda (Program Director, iTHEMS), and Takumi Doi (Senior Research Scientist, iTHEMS / Quantum Hadron Physics Laboratory, RIKEN) has theoretically predicted the existence of a new hyper-nucleus (hypernucleus), the Xi-Tetrabaryon, consisting of one Xi-particle and three nucleons.

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  1. E. Hiyama, K. Sasaki, T. Miyamoto, T. Doi, T. Hatsuda, Y. Yamamoto, and Th. A. Rijken, Possible lightest $Ξ$ Hypernucleus with Modern $ΞN$ Interactions, Phys. Rev. Lett. 124, 092501 (2020), doi: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.124.092501

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