Valuable data on quarkonia (the bound states of a heavy quark Q=c,b and the corresponding antiquark) have recently been provided by a variety of sources, mainly e+ e- collisions, but also hadronic interactions. This permits a thorough updating of the experimental and theoretical status of electromagnetic and strong transitions in quarkonia. The Q Q̄ transitions to other Q Q̄ states are discussed, with some reference to processes involving Q Q̄ annihilation.

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Eichten, E. (Estia), Godfrey, S, Mahlke, H. (Hanna), & Rosner, J.L. (Jonathan L.). (2008). Quarkonia and their transitions. Reviews of Modern Physics, 80(3). doi:10.1103/RevModPhys.80.1161