Gell-Mann-Okubo mass formula for SU (4) meson hexadecuplet

L. Burakovsky, L. P. Horwitz

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Usine the linear mass spectrum of an SU (4) meson hexadecuplet, we derive the Gell-Mann-Okubo mass formula for the charmed mesons in good agreement with experiment. The possible generalization of this method to a higher symmetry group is briefly discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)131-141
Number of pages11
JournalFoundations of Physics Letters
Issue number2
StatePublished - Apr 1997
Externally publishedYes


  • Flavor symmetry
  • Gell-Mann-Okubo
  • Hadronic resonance spectrum
  • Quark model


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