Ratios of partial wave amplitudes in the decays of J = 1 and J = 2 mesons


  • Vanamali Shastry Jan Kochanowski University




meson decay, partial wave amplitudes, nonlocal interactions


We study the two-body decay of mesons using the covariant helicity formalism. We find that to explain the ratio of partials wave amplitudes (PWAs) of the decay, the Lagrangian must include derivative interactions in addition to contact interactions. We estimate the ratios of the coupling constants for the vector decays of the axial-vector, pseudovector and pseudotensor meson, and the tensor decays of the pseudotensor mesons by fitting the ratios of the PWAs to the available data and predict the ratios to some new decays.


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Shastry V. Ratios of partial wave amplitudes in the decays of J = 1 and J = 2 mesons. Supl. Rev. Mex. Fis. [Internet]. 2022 Apr. 30 [cited 2024 May 20];3(3):0308055 1-5. Available from: https://rmf.smf.mx/ojs/index.php/rmf-s/article/view/6140