Decay widths of the excited Omega(b) baryons

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AGAEV S. S. , AZIZI K., Sundu H.

PHYSICAL REVIEW D, cilt.96, 2017 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier


The LHCb Collaboration recently observed five narrow Omega(0)(c) resonances and measured their masses and widths through the decays Omega(0)(c) -> Xi(+)(c) K-. Motivated by this discovery, and also by the fact that the groundstate bottom baryon Omega(-)(b) with spin 1/2 was already found experimentally, we perform a theoretical investigation of the spin-1/2 and spin-3/2, Omega(b), baryons by calculating the decay width of their first orbitally and radially excited states to Xi(0)(b) K-. For this purpose, we employ the QCD sum rule method on the light cone by including in the analysis the K-meson distribution amplitudes up to twist 4. Obtained analytical expressions are utilized to extract parameters of these decay processes, which may be useful for forthcoming experimental studies of bottom baryons.