Theta meson

Theta meson
Composition
t

t
Statisticsbosonic
Interactionsstrong, weak, gravitational, electromagnetic
Statushypothetical
Antiparticleself
Electric charge0 e
Isospin0
Hypercharge0
Parity−1
C parity−1

The theta meson (
θ
) is a hypothetical form of quarkonium (i.e. a flavourless meson) formed by a top quark (
t
) and top antiquark (
t
). As a P-odd and C-odd
t

t
state, it is analogous to the
ϕ
(
s

s
),
J/ψ
(
c

c
) and
ϒ
(
b

b
) mesons. Due to the top quark's short lifetime, the theta meson is expected to not be observed in nature.

See also



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