Regular Article - Theoretical Physics
Production cross sections of tetraquark states in elementary hadronic collisions
Institute for Particle and Nuclear Physics, Wigner Research Centre for Physics, 1525, Budapest, Hungary
Accepted: 7 July 2021
Published online: 22 July 2021
Inclusive production cross sections of the possible exotic state X(3872) in proton–proton, pion-proton and proton–antiproton collisions are calculated using a statistical based model, which is previously used to describe inclusive charmed and bottomed hadron production cross sections in the low energy region. With the extensions made here the model is capable to include tetraquarks as well, using the diquark picture of tetraquarks. The evaluated cross section ratio of and X(3872) at TeV agrees well with the measured value.
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