Weak form factors for semileptonic octet baryon decays
in the chiral quark model
Theoretical Physics, Department of Physics, Royal Institute of Technology, SE-100 44 Stockholm, Sweden
Received: 9 March 1998 / Published online: 12 August 1998
We study the weak vector and axial-vector form factors of first- and second-class currents for the semileptonic octet baryon decays in the spirit of the chiral quark model. Our results for the weak magnetism form factors are consistent with the conserved vector current (CVC) results. The induced pseudotensor form factors, which are highly model dependent, are small. The overall performance of the chiral quark model is quite good and in general agreement with existing experimental data.
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