Scalar sigma meson effects in radiative rho(0)-meson decays

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Gokalp A., Solmaz S., Yilmaz O.

PHYSICAL REVIEW D, vol.67, no.7, 2003 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 67 Issue: 7
  • Publication Date: 2003
  • Doi Number: 10.1103/physrevd.67.073007
  • Journal Name: PHYSICAL REVIEW D
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded


We study the radiative rho(0)-->pi(+)pi(-)gamma and rho(0)-->pi(0)pi(0)gamma decays and we calculate their branching ratios using a phenomenological approach by adding to the amplitude calculated within the framework of chiral perturbation theory and vector meson dominance the amplitude of sigma-meson intermediate state. Our results for the branching ratios are in good agreement with the experimental values.