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Todd Pedlar

Luther College
Physics
563-387-1628
pedlto01@luther.edu
Things One can Do With Quarks and Glue - or, The Strong Interaction Makes Strange Bedfellows
In this talk, I will discuss some of the recent work I and my colleagues on the Belle experiment have done, which reveals some new and interesting beasts, beyond the usual meson and baryon combinations of quarks that we in particle physics know and love. Among the things that I can discuss in a talk on this topic are the discoveries we made of singlet-P bottomonium states (normal mesons, though challenging to produce) and of candidates for exotic four-quark or meson-molecule candidate states involving both charm and bottom quarks that we at Belle have discovered in recent years.
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