A review of pentaquark calculations on the lattice

Keh Fei Liu, Nilmani Mathur

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We review lattice calculations of pentaquarks and discuss issues pertaining to inter-polation fields, distinguishing the signal of pentaquarks from those of the KN scattering states, chiral symmetry, and ghost state contaminations.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)851-858
Number of pages8
JournalInternational Journal of Modern Physics A
Issue number4
StatePublished - Feb 10 2006

Bibliographical note

Funding Information:
This work is partially supported by USDOE grants DE-FG05-84ER40154 and DE-FG02-95ER40907. The authors thank C. Alexandrou, T. Draper, Z. Fodor, M. Oka, and S. Sasaki for useful discussions.


  • Lattice calculation
  • Pentaquarks

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics
  • Astronomy and Astrophysics


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