Observation of $J/\psi p$ Resonances Consistent with Pentaquark States in $\Lambda_b^0 \to J/\psi K^- p$ Decays

@article{Aaij2015ObservationO,
  title={Observation of \$J/\psi p\$ Resonances Consistent with Pentaquark States in \$\Lambda_b^0 \to J/\psi K^- p\$ Decays},
  author={L. C. R. Aaij and B. Adeva and M. Adinolfi and A. Affolder and Z. Ajaltouni and S. Akar and J. Albrecht and Federico Alessio and M. Alexander and S. Ali and G. Alkhazov and P. Cartelle and A. A. Alves and S. Amato and S. Amerio and Y. Amhis and L. An and L. Anderlini and J. Anderson and G. Andreassi and M. Andreotti and J. E. Andrews and R. Appleby and O. Guti{\'e}rrez and F. Archilli and P. d’Argent and A. Artamonov and M. Artuso and E. Aslanides and G. Auriemma and M. Baalouch and S. Bachmann and J. J. Back and A. Badalov and C. Baesso and W. Baldini and R. Barlow and C. Barschel and S. Barsuk and W. Barter and V. Batozskaya and V. Battista and A. Bay and L. Beaucourt and J. Beddow and F. Bedeschi and I. Bediaga and L. Bel and V. Bellee and N. Belloli and I. Belyaev and E. Benhaim and G. Bencivenni and S. Benson and J. Benton and A. Berezhnoy and R. Bernet and A. Bertolin and M. Bettler and M. Beuzekom and A. Bie{\~n} and S. Bifani and P. Billoir and T. Bird and A. 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Zucchelli},
  journal={Physical Review Letters},
  year={2015},
  volume={115},
  pages={072001-072001}
}
  • L. C. R. Aaij, B. Adeva, +719 authors S. Zucchelli
  • Published 2015
  • Physics
  • Physical Review Letters
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