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The Lifetime of a Deeply Bound H Dibaryon and the Cygnus-X-3 Events
Physics Letters B (1986)
  • JF Donoghue
  • E Golowich
  • BR Holstein
Abstract

The explanation of the Cygnus X-3 events which involves a strange-quark star emitting the doubly strange H dibaryon requires the H to have a lifetime of greater than ten years. We calculate the ΔS=2 H→ NN for an H bound below ΛN threshold, and find τH6 days.

Disciplines
Publication Date
July 17, 1986
Citation Information
JF Donoghue, E Golowich and BR Holstein. "The Lifetime of a Deeply Bound H Dibaryon and the Cygnus-X-3 Events" Physics Letters B Vol. 174 Iss. 4 (1986)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/eugene_golowich/68/