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Volume 256 - 34th annual International Symposium on Lattice Field Theory (LATTICE2016) - Plenary
Resonances in Coupled-Channel Scattering
D. Wilson* on behalf of the Hadron Spectrum Collaboration
*corresponding author
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Pre-published on: 2017 February 13
Published on: 2017 March 24
Excited hadrons are seen as resonances in the scattering of lighter stable hadrons like $\pi$, $K$ and $\eta$. Many decay into multiple final states necessitating coupled-channel analyses. Recently it has become possible to obtain coupled-channel scattering amplitudes from lattice QCD. Using large diverse bases of operators it is possible to obtain reliable finite volume spectra at energies where multiple channels are open. Utilising the finite volume formalism proposed by L\"uscher and extended by several others, scattering amplitudes can be extracted from the finite volume spectra. Recent applications will be discussed where the energy dependence of scattering amplitudes is mapped out in several quantum numbers. These are then continued to complex energies to extract resonance poles and couplings.
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