Publications

I authored 138 journal articles (of which 63 with the BaBar collaboration), 14 conference proceedings, and 12 preprints, for a total of 164 papers. My papers have collected 8744 citations on INSPIRE, and a $h$-index of 43, updated to April 20th, 2024.
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Published

2024

Secondary beams at high-intensity electron accelerator facilities

2023

Toward a generative modeling analysis of CLAS exclusive $2\pi$ photoproduction
Ambiguities in Partial Wave Analysis of Two Spinless Meson Photoproduction
Dynamics in near-threshold $J/\psi$ photoproduction
Khuri-Treiman analysis of $J/\psi\to\pi^{+}\pi^{-}\pi^{0}$
Observation of sizeable $\omega$ contribution to $\chi_{c1}(3872)\to\pi^+\pi^-J/\psi$ decays
Observation of a $J/\psi\Lambda$ resonance consistent with a strange pentaquark candidate in $B^-\to J/\psi\Lambda\bar{p}$ decays
Precision Studies of QCD in the Low Energy Domain of the EIC
Study for a model-independent pole determination of overlapping resonances
Doubly Heavy Tetraquarks in the Born-Oppenheimer approximation

2022

Production of loosely-bound hadron molecules from bottomonium decays
$XYZ$ spectroscopy at electron-hadron facilities II: Semi-inclusive processes with pion exchange
Novel approaches in Hadron Spectroscopy
Science Requirements and Detector Concepts for the Electron-Ion Collider: EIC Yellow Report
Streaming readout for next generation electron scattering experiment
Glueball-glueball scattering and the glueballonium
Deep Learning Exotic Hadrons
From the line shape of the $X(3872)$ to its structure
Evidence for a new structure in the $J/\psi p$ and $J/\psi \bar{p}$ systems in $B_s^0 \to J/\psi p \bar{p}$ decays
Scalar and tensor resonances in $J/\psi$ radiative decays

2021

Hunting for tetraquarks in ultra-peripheral heavy ion collisions
Resonant contributions to inclusive nucleon structure functions from exclusive meson electroproduction data
The nature of $X(3872)$ from high-multiplicity $pp$ collisions
$\pi^-p\to\eta^{(\prime)}\, \pi^- p$ in the double-Regge region
Photoproduction of the $f_2(1270)$ meson using the CLAS detector
Diquark Correlations in Hadron Physics: Origin, Impact and Evidence

2020

$XY\!Z$ spectroscopy at electron-hadron facilities: Exclusive processes
$\omega \to 3\pi$ and $\omega\pi^{0}$ transition form factor revisited
First measurement of direct photoproduction of the $a_2(1320)^0$ meson on the proton
Exclusive Tensor Meson Photoproduction
Khuri-Treiman equations for $3\pi$ decays of particles with spin
Dalitz-plot decomposition for three-body decays

2019

Opportunities in Flavour Physics at the HL-LHC and HE-LHC
Nucleon resonance contributions to unpolarised inclusive electron scattering
Moments of angular distribution and beam asymmetries in $\eta\pi^0$ photoproduction at GlueX
Interpretation of the LHCb $P_c(4312)$ Signal
Double Polarization Observables in Pentaquark Photoproduction
Three-body scattering: Ladders and Resonances
Equivalence of Three-Particle Scattering Formalisms
Observation of a narrow pentaquark state, $P_c(4312)^+$, and of two-peak structure of the $P_c(4450)^+$
Regge phenomenology of the $N^*$ and $\Delta^*$ poles
Determination of the pole position of the lightest hybrid meson candidate
Phenomenology of Relativistic $\mathbf{3} \to \mathbf{3}$ Reaction Amplitudes within the Isobar Approximation

2018

Pole position of the $a_1(1260)$ from $\tau$-decay
Comment on `Note on $X(3872)$ production at hadron colliders and its molecular structure'
What is the right formalism to search for resonances? II. The pentaquark chain
Global analysis of charge exchange meson production at high energies
Structure of Pion Photoproduction Amplitudes
Khuri-Treiman equations for $\pi \pi$ scattering
Analyticity Constraints for Hadron Amplitudes: Going High to Heal Low Energy Issues
Vector Meson Photoproduction with a Linearly Polarized Beam
New analysis of $\eta\pi$ tensor resonances measured at the COMPASS experiment
Features of $\pi\Delta$ Photoproduction at High Energies
What is the right formalism to search for resonances?

2017

On the $\eta$ and $\eta^\prime$ Photoproduction Beam Asymmetry at High Energies
Amplitude analysis and the nature of the $Z_c(3900)$
Three-body Unitarity with Isobars Revisited
Finite-Energy Sum Rules in Eta Photoproduction off the Nucleon
Multiquark Resonances

2016

Studying the $P_c(4450)$ resonance in $J/\psi$ photoproduction off protons
Hybridized Tetraquarks
Resonances in QCD

2015

Observation of light nuclei at ALICE and the $X(3872)$ conundrum
Probing the nature of $Z_c^{(\prime)}$ states via the $\eta_c\,\rho$ decay
Note on the newly observed $Y(4220)$ resonance
Four-quark hadrons: an updated review

2014

Production of Tetraquarks at the LHC
Search for Neutron Flux Generation in a Plasma Discharge Electrolytic Cell

2013

A Mechanism for Hadron Molecule Production in $p \bar p(p)$ Collisions
Doubly Charmed Tetraquarks in $B_c$ and $\Xi_{bc}$ Decays
Gauge theories in anti-selfdual variables
$J^{PG}=1^{++}$ charged resonance in the $Y(4260)$ to $\pi^+\pi^- J/\psi$ decay?
$H \to \gamma\gamma$: A Comment on the Indeterminacy of Non-Gauge-Invariant Integrals

2012

Spin of the $X(3872)$
Exotic Heavy Quarkonium Spectroscopy: A Mini-review

BaBar papers

2023

Measurement of additional radiation in the initial-state-radiation processes $e^+e^-\to \mu^+\mu^-\gamma$ and $e^+e^-\to \pi^+\pi^-\gamma$ at BABAR
Search for Baryogenesis and Dark Matter in $B^{+} \rightarrow \psi_{\text{D}} + \text{p} $ Decays at BaBar
Precision $e^-$ Beam Polarimetry at an $e^+e^-$ B Factory using Tau-Pair Events
Search for $B$ Mesogenesis at BaBar
Study of the reactions $e^+e^-\to K^+K^-\pi^0\pi^0\pi^0$, $e^+e^-\to K^{0}_{S}K^{\pm}\pi^{\mp}\pi^0\pi^0$, and $e^+e^-\to K^{0}_{S}K^{\pm}\pi^{\mp}\pi^+\pi^-$ at center-of-mass energies from threshold to 4.5 GeV using initial-state radiation
Search for Heavy Neutral Leptons Using $\tau$ Lepton Decays at BaBar

2022

Search for an Axionlike Particle in $B$ Meson Decays
Search for Darkonium in $e^+e^-$ Collisions

2021

Study of the reactions $e^+e^-\to\pi^+\pi^-\pi^0\pi^0\pi^0\pi^0$ and $\pi^+\pi^-\pi^0\pi^0\pi^0\eta$ at center-of-mass energies from threshold to 4.5 GeV using initial-state radiation
Study of the process $e^+e^-\to \pi^+\pi^-\pi^0$ using initial state radiation with BaBar
Light meson spectroscopy from Dalitz plot analyses of $\eta_c$ decays to $\eta' K^+ K^-$, $\eta' \pi^+ \pi^-$, and $\eta \pi^+ \pi^-$ produced in two-photon interactions
Study of the reactions $e^+e^-\to2(\pi^+\pi^-)\pi^0\pi^0\pi^0$ and $e^+e^-\to2(\pi^+\pi^-)\pi^0\pi^0\eta$ at center-of-mass energies from threshold to 4.5 GeV using initial-state radiation

2020

Precision measurement of the $\mathcal{B}(\Upsilon(3S)\to\tau^+\tau^-)/\mathcal{B}(\Upsilon(3S)\to\mu^+\mu^-)$ ratio
Search for a Dark Leptophilic Scalar at BaBar
Search for lepton-flavor violating decays $D^{0}\rightarrow X^{0}e^{\pm}\mu^{\mp}$
Measurements of the Absolute Branching Fractions of $B^\pm \to K^\pm X_{c\bar c}$
Search for rare or forbidden decays of the $D^{0}$ meson
Resonances in $e^+e^-$ annihilation near $2.2$~GeV

2019

Search for $B^- \to \Lambda \bar p \nu \bar\nu$ with the BaBar experiment
Extraction of form factors from a four-dimensional angular analysis of $\bar B \to D^* \ell^- \bar\nu_\ell$
Observation of the decay $D^0 \rightarrow K^-\pi^+e^+e^-$
Search for a Stable Six-Quark State at BaBar

2018

Study of the reactions $e^+e^-\to\pi^+\pi^-\pi^0\pi^0\pi^0\gamma$ and $\pi^+\pi^-\pi^0\pi^0\eta\gamma$ at center-of-mass energies from threshold to 4.35 GeV using initial-state radiation
Measurement of $\cos{2\beta}$ in $B^{0}\to D^{(*)} h^{0}$ with $D \to K_{S}^{0} \pi^{+} \pi^{-}$ decays by a combined time-dependent Dalitz plot analysis of BaBar and Belle data
First evidence for $\cos 2\beta>0$ and resolution of the CKM Unitarity Triangle ambiguity by a time-dependent Dalitz plot analysis of $B^{0} \to D^{(*)} h^{0}$ with $D \to K_{S}^{0} \pi^{+} \pi^{-}$ decays
Measurement of the $\gamma^*\gamma^* \to \eta'$ transition form factor
Search for the decay mode $B^0\rightarrow p p \bar{p}\bar{p}$
Measurement of the spectral function for the $\tau^-\to K^-K_S\nu_{\tau}$ decay
Study of $\Upsilon(1S)$ Radiative Decays to $\gamma \pi^+ \pi^-$ and $\gamma K^+ K^-$
Study of the process $e^+e^- \to \pi^+\pi^-\eta$ using initial state radiation

2017

Measurement of the $e^+e^-\to\pi^+\pi^-\pi^0\pi^0$ cross section using initial-state radiation at BaBar
Measurement of the $D^*(2010)^+ - D^+$ mass difference
Evidence for $CP$ violation in $B^+ \to K^*(892)^+ \pi^0$ from a Dalitz plot analysis of $B^+ \to K^0_S \pi^+ \pi^0$ decays
Search for invisible decays of a dark photon produced in $e^+e^-$ collisions at BaBar
Measurement of the $e^+e^-\to K^0_{\scriptscriptstyle S}K^\pm\pi^{\mp}\pi^0$ and $K^0_{\scriptscriptstyle S}K^\pm\pi^\mp\eta$ cross sections using initial-state radiation
Dalitz plot analyses of $J/\psi \to \pi^+ \pi^- \pi^0$, $J/\psi \to K^+ K^- \pi^0$, and $J/\psi \to K^0_S K^\pm \pi^\mp$ produced via $e^+ e^-$ annihilation with initial-state radiation
Measurement of the inclusive electron spectrum from $B$ meson decays and determination of $|V_{ub}|$
Cross sections for the reactions $e^+ e^-\to K^0_S K^0_L\pi^0$, $K^0_S K^0_L\eta$, and $K^0_S K^0_L\pi^0\pi^0$ from events with initial-state radiation
Search for $B^+\rightarrow K^+ \tau^+\tau^-$ at the BaBar experiment

2016

Measurement of the $B^0 \to D^{*-} \pi^+ \pi^- \pi^+$ branching fraction
Search for a muonic dark force at BaBar
Tests of CPT symmetry in $B^0-\bar{B}^0$ mixing and in $B^0 \to c \bar c K^0$ decays
Measurement of the neutral $D$ meson mixing parameters in a time-dependent amplitude analysis of the $D^0\to\pi^+\pi^-\pi^0$ decay
Time-dependent analysis of $B^0 \to K^0_S \pi^- \pi^+ \gamma$ decays and studies of the $K^+\pi^-\pi^+$ system in $B^+ \to K^+ \pi^- \pi^+ \gamma$ decays
Measurement of Angular Asymmetries in the Decays $B\to K^* \ell^+\ell^-$
Search for mixing-induced $CP$ violation using partial reconstruction of $\bar{B}^0 \to D^{*+} X \ell^- \bar\nu$ and kaon tagging
Observation of $\overline{B} \to D^{(*)} \pi^+\pi^- \ell^-\overline{\nu}$ decays in $e^+e^-$ collisions at the $\Upsilon(4S)$ resonance
Measurement of the $I=1/2$ $K \pi$ $\mathcal{S}$-wave amplitude from Dalitz plot analyses of $\eta_c \to K \bar K \pi$ in two-photon interactions

2015

Collins asymmetries in inclusive charged $KK$ and $K\pi$ pairs produced in $e^+e^-$ annihilation
Observation of the baryonic decay $\bar{B}^0 \to \Lambda^+_c \bar{p} K^- K^+$
Measurement of ISR-FSR interference in the processes $e^+ e^- \to \mu^+ \mu^- \gamma$ and $e^+ e^- \to \pi^+ \pi^- \gamma$
Study of the $e^+e^-\to K^+K^-$ reaction in the energy range from $2.6$ to $8.0\,\text{GeV}$
First Observation of $CP$ Violation in ${\overline{B}}^0 \to D^{(*)}_{CP} h^0$ Decays by a Combined Time-Dependent Analysis of BaBar and Belle Data
Search for Long-Lived Particles in $e^+e^-$ Collisions
Search for a light Higgs resonance in radiative decays of the $\Upsilon(1S)$ with a charm tag
Measurement of the $D^0 \to \pi^- e^+ \nu_e$ differential decay branching fraction as a function of $q^2$ and study of form factor parameterizations
Measurement of the branching fractions of the radiative leptonic $\tau$ decays $\tau \to e\gamma \nu \bar \nu$ and $\tau \to \mu\gamma \nu \bar \nu$ at BaBar
Dalitz plot analyses of $B^0 \to D^- D^0 K^+$ and $B^+ \to \overline{D}^0 D^0 K^+$ decays
Study of $CP$ asymmetry in $B^0$-$\bar{B}^0$ mixing with inclusive dilepton events

2014

Bottomonium spectroscopy and radiative transitions involving the $\chi_{bJ}(1P,2P)$ states at BaBar
Search for new $\pi^0$-like particles produced in association with a $\tau$-lepton pair
The Physics of the $B$ Factories
Search for a dark photon in $e^+e^-$ collisions at BaBar

Conference Proceedings

2019

Review of phenomenological analyses of $\eta^{(\prime)} \pi$ resonances

2018

Studying the $P_c(4450)$ resonance in $J/\psi$ photoproduction off protons
Using $\pi K$ to Understand Heavy Meson Decays
Three-body scattering in isobar ansatz

2017

Pentaquark photoproduction

2016

Modeling new XYZ states at JPAC
Production of exotic hadrons at hadron colliders
$XYZ$: four-quark states?

2015

The $Z_c^{(\prime)} \to \eta_c \rho$ decay as a discriminant between tetraquarks and meson molecules
Study of $B \to K\pi\pi\gamma$ decays
Flavored Tetraquark Spectroscopy

2014

Exotic Hadrons as Feshbach Resonances
Exotic Hadron Spectroscopy

2013

A Tentative Description of $Z_{c,b}$ States in Terms of Metastable Feshbach Resonances

ArXiv and Preprints

2024

$XY\!Z$ spectroscopy at electron-hadron facilities III: Semi-inclusive processes with vector exchanges

2023

Model-independent extraction of form factors and $|V_{cb}|$ in $\overline{B} \rightarrow D \ell^- \overline{\nu}_\ell$ with hadronic tagging at BaBar
Strong Interaction Physics at the Luminosity Frontier with 22 GeV Electrons at Jefferson Lab
The case for an EIC Theory Alliance: Theoretical Challenges of the EIC

2022

Summary of Topical Group on Hadron Spectroscopy (RF07) Rare Processes and Precision Frontier of Snowmass 2021
GGI Lectures on Exotic Hadrons
Substructure of Multiquark Hadrons
Need for amplitude analysis in the discovery of new hadrons
Hadron Spectroscopy in Photoproduction

2020

Strange Hadron Spectroscopy with Secondary $K_L^0$ Beam in Hall D

2014

Has the Goldstone theorem been revisited?
Further investigations on the Neutron Flux Generation in a Plasma Discharge Electrolytic Cell