Tetraquarks: relativistic corrections and other issues


  • Jean Marc Richard IP2I, University of Lyon
  • Alfredo Valcarce U. Salamanca, Spain
  • Javier Vijande U. Valencia, Spain




Exotic hadrons, quark model, multiquark states, relativistic kinematics, four-body problem


We discuss the effect of relativistic kinematics on the binding energy of multiquark states. For a given potential, the use of relativistic kinematics lowers the energy by a larger amount for the threshold made of two mesons than for a tetraquark, so that its binding is weakened. Some other issues associated with exotic hadrons are also briefly discussed.


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Richard JM, Valcarce A, Vijande J. Tetraquarks: relativistic corrections and other issues. Supl. Rev. Mex. Fis. [Internet]. 2022 Aug. 22 [cited 2024 May 20];3(3):0308110 1-4. Available from: https://rmf.smf.mx/ojs/index.php/rmf-s/article/view/6046