Regular Article - Theoretical Physics
In-medium pseudoscalar D/B mesons and charmonium decay width
Department of Physics, Dr. B.R. Ambedkar National Institute of Technology Jalandhar, 144011, Jalandhar, Punjab, India
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Accepted: 17 April 2017
Published online: 23 May 2017
Using QCD sum rules and the chiral SU(3) model, we investigate the effect of temperature, density, strangeness fraction and isospin asymmetric parameter on the shift in masses and decay constants of the pseudoscalar D and B meson in the hadronic medium, which consist of nucleons and hyperons. The in-medium properties of D and B mesons within the QCD sum rule approach depend upon the quark and gluon condensates. In the chiral SU(3) model, quark and gluon condensates are introduced through the explicit symmetry breaking term and the trace anomaly property of the QCD, respectively and are written in terms of the scalar fields , , and . Hence, through medium modification of , , and fields, we obtain the medium-modified masses and decay constants of D and B mesons. As an application, using model, we calculate the in-medium decay width of the higher charmonium states , and to the pairs, considering the in-medium mass of D mesons. These results may be important to understand the possible outcomes of the high-energy physics experiments, e.g., CBM and PANDA at GSI, Germany.
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