
Oset, E., Chen, H. X., Feijoo, A., Geng, L. S., Liang, W. H., Li, D. M., et al. (2016). Study of reactions disclosing hidden charm pentaquarks with or without strangeness. Nucl. Phys. A, 954, 371–392.
Abstract: We present results for five reactions, Lambda(b) > J/psi K()p, Lambda(b) > J/psi eta Lambda, Lambda(b) > J/psi pi()p, Lambda(b) > J/psi K0 Lambda and Xi()(b) > J/psi KLambda, where combining information from the meson baryon interaction, using the chiral unitary approach, and predictions made for molecular states of hidden charm, with or without strangeness, we can evaluate invariant mass distributions for the light meson baryon states, and for those of J/psi p or J/psi Lambda. We show that with the present available information, in all of these reactions one finds peaks where the pentaquark states show up. In the Lambda(b) > J/psi K()p, and Lambda(b) > J/psi pi()p reactions we show that the results obtained from our study are compatible with present experimental observations.



Oset, E., Martinez Torres, A., Khemchandani, K. P., Roca, L., & YamagataSekihara, J. (2012). Two, three, many body systems involving mesons. Prog. Part. Nucl. Phys., 67(2), 455–460.
Abstract: In this talk we show recent developments on few body systems involving mesons. We report on an approach to Faddeev equations using chiral unitary dynamics, where an explicit cancellation of the two body off shell amplitude with three body forces stemming from the same chiral Lagrangians takes place. This removal of the unphysical off shell part of the amplitudes is most welcome and renders the approach unambiguous, showing that only on shell two body amplitudes need to be used. Within this approach, systems of two mesons and one baryon are studied, reproducing properties of the low lying 1/2(+) states. On the other hand we also report on multirho and K* multirho states which can be associated to known meson resonances of high spin.



Oset, E., & Roca, L. (2022). Exotic molecular meson states of B(*) K(*) nature. Eur. Phys. J. C, 82(10), 882–9pp.
Abstract: We evaluate theoretically the interaction of the open bottom and strange systems (B) over bar (K) over bar, (B) over bar * (K) over bar, (B) over bar (K) over bar * and (B) over bar* (K) over bar* to look for possible bound states which could correspond to exotic nonquarkantiquark mesons since they would contain at least one b and one s quarks. The swave scattering matrix is evaluated implementing unitarity by means of the BetheSalpeter equation, with the potential kernels obtained from contact and vector meson exchange mechanisms. The vertices needed are supplied from Lagrangians derived from suitable extensions of the hidden gauge symmetry approach to the bottom sector. We find poles below the respective thresholds for isospin 0 interaction and evaluate the widths of the different obtained states by including the main sources of imaginary part, which are the B *> B gamma decay in the (B) over bar * (K) over bar channels, the K *> K pi in the channels involving a K *, plus the box diagrams with (B) over bar (K) over bar and (B) over bar * (K) over bar intermediate states for the (B) over bar * (K) over bar * channels.



Oset, E., & Roca, L. (2018). Triangle mechanism in tau > f(1)(1285)pi nu(tau) decay. Phys. Lett. B, 782, 332–338.
Abstract: We show that the tau() decay into f(1)(1285) pi()nu(tau) is dominated by a triangle loop mechanism with K*, (K) over bar* and K( or (K) over bar) as internal lines, which manifests a strong enhancement reminiscent of a nearby singularity present in the narrow K* limit and the near (K) over bar* K* threshold of the internal K* propagators. The f1(1285) is then produced by its coupling to the K* (K) over bar and (K) over bar* K which is obtained from a previous model where this resonance was dynamically generated as a molecular K* (K) over bar (or (K) over bar* K) state using the techniques of the chiral unitary approach. We make predictions for the f(1)pi mass distribution which significantly deviates from the phasespace shape, due to the distortion caused by the triangle mechanism and the K* (K) over bar threshold. We find a good agreement with the experimental value within uncertainties for the integrated partial decay width, which is a clear indication of the importance of the triangle mechanism in this decay and supports the dynamical origin of the f(1)(1285) as a K* (K) over bar and (K) over bar* K molecular state.



Roca, L., Liang, W. H., & Oset, E. (2022). Inconsistency of the data on the K1(1270) > pi K0*(1430) decay width. Phys. Lett. B, 824, 136827–3pp.
Abstract: We show, using the same Lagrangian for the K1(1270) > pi K0*(1430) and K0*(1430) > K1 (1270)pi decays, that the present PDG data on the partial decay width of K1 (1270) > pi K0*(1430) implies a width for K0*(1430) > K1 (1270)pi decay which is about one order of magnitude larger than the total K0*(1430) width. A discussion on this inconsistency is done, stressing its relationship to the existence of two K1(1270) states obtained with the chiral unitary theory, which are not considered in the experimental analyses of K pi pi data.



Roca, L., Mai, M., Oset, E., & Meissner, U. G. (2015). Predictions for the Lambda(b) > J/psi Lambda (1405) decay. Eur. Phys. J. C, 75(5), 218–9pp.
Abstract: We calculate the shape of the pi Sigma and (K) over bar N invariant mass distributions in the Lambda(b) > J/psi pi Sigma and Lambda(b) > J/psi (K) over bar N decays that are dominated by the Lambda (1405) resonance. The weak interaction part is the same for both processes and the hadronization into the different mesonbaryon channels in the final state is given by symmetry arguments. The most important feature is the implementation of the mesonbaryon finalstate interaction using two chiral unitary models from different theoretical groups. Both approaches give a good description of antikaonnucleon scattering data, the complex energy shift in kaonic hydrogen and the line shapes of pi Sigma K in photoproduction, based on the twopole scenario for the Lambda (1405). We find that this reaction reflects more the higher mass pole and we make predictions of the line shapes and relative strength of the mesonbaryon distributions in the final state.



Roca, L., Nieves, J., & Oset, E. (2015). LHCb pentaquark as a (D)overbar*Sigma(c) – (D)overbar*Sigma(c)* molecular state. Phys. Rev. D, 92(9), 094003–6pp.
Abstract: We perform a theoretical analysis of the Lambda(b) > J/psi K()p reaction from where a recent LHCb experiment extracts a Lambda(1405) contribution in the K()p spectrum close to threshold and two baryon states of hidden charm in the J/psi p spectrum. We recall that baryon states of this type have been theoretically predicted matching the mass, width and J(P) of the experiment; concretely some states built up from the J/psi N, (D) over bar*Lambda(c), (D) over bar*Sigma(c), (D) over bar Sigma(c)* and (D) over bar*Sigma(c)* coupled channels. We assume that the observed narrow state around 4450 MeV has this nature and we are able to describe simultaneously the shapes and relative strength of the the K()p mass distribution close to threshold and the peak of the J/psi p distribution, with values of the J/psi p coupling to the resonance in line with the theoretical ones. The nontrivial matching of many properties gives support to a J(P) = 3/2() assignment to this state and to its nature as a molecular state mostly made of (D) over bar*Sigma(c) and (D) over bar*Sigma(c)*.



Roca, L., & Oset, E. (2021). Scalar resonances in the D+ > KK+K+ decay. Phys. Rev. D, 103(3), 034020–9pp.
Abstract: We study theoretically the resonant structure of the double Cabibbo suppressed D+ > KK+K+ decay. We start from an elementary production diagram, considered subleading in previous approaches, which cannot produce a final KK+ pair at the tree level but which we show to be able to provide the strength of the decay through final mesonmeson state interaction. The different mesonmeson elementary productions are related through SU(3), and the final rescattering is implemented from a suitable implementation of unitary extensions of chiral perturbation theory, which generate dynamically the scalar resonances1 f(0)(980) and a(0)(980). We obtain a good agreement with recent experimental data from the LHCb Collaboration with a minimal freedom in the fit and show the dominance of the a(0)(980) contribution close to the threshold of the KK+ spectrum.



Roca, L., & Oset, E. (2017). Role of a triangle singularity in the pi Delta decay of N(1700)(3/2()). Phys. Rev. C, 95(6), 065211–8pp.
Abstract: We show the important role played by the pi Delta(1232) channel in the build up of the N(1700)(3/2()) resonance due to the nontrivial enhancement produced by a singularity of a triangular loop. The N(1700) is one of the dynamically generated resonances produced by the coupledchannel vectorbaryon interaction. The pi Delta channel was neglected in previous works but we show that it has to be incorporated into the coupledchannel formalism due to an enhancement produced by a singularity in the triangular loop with., nucleon, and p as internal loop lines and pi and Delta as external ones. The enhancement is of nonresonant origin but it contributes to the dynamical generation of the N(1700) resonance due to the nonlinear dynamics involved in the coupledchannel mechanisms. We obtain an important increase of the total width of the N(1700) resonance when the pi Delta channel is included and provide predictions for the partial widths of the N(1700) decays into VB and pi Delta.



Roca, L., & Oset, E. (2016). On the hidden charm pentaquarks in Lambda(b) > J/psi K p decay. Eur. Phys. J. C, 76(11), 591–12pp.
Abstract: In a previous work we presented a theoretical analysis of the Lambda(b) > J/psi K p reaction based on which a recent experiment by the LHCb collaboration at CERN claimed the existence of two hidden charm pentaquarks, Pc(4380)(+) and Pc(4450)(+). In that work we focused only on the Lambda(1405) and Pc(4450)(+) signals and discussed the possible explanation of this pentaquark state within the picture of a dynamical mesonbaryon molecule made up mostly from (D) over bar*Sigma(c) and (D) over bar*Sigma(c)* components. In the present work we improve upon the previous one by considering the total K p and J/psi p data including all the relevant resonances contributing to the spectra, and discuss the possible nature of both Pc(4380)(+) and Pc(4450)(+). We also discuss several important topics, like the effect of the contact term in the reaction, the viability of reproducing the data without the Pc(4380)(+) and the possible quantum number assignment to these pentaquarks.

