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Zeitschrift für Physik C Particles and Fields

, Volume 41, Issue 4, pp 679–685 | Cite as

Parity violation correlations in light muonic atoms

  • J. Bernabeu
  • J. Bordes
  • J. Vidal
Article

Abstract

The 2S-1S transition in light muonic atoms is very sensitive to parity violation correlations induced via neutral currents. Observables depending on these transitions such as the photon polarization and the angular correlation between the emitted radiation and the atom polarization are a clear signal of weak neutral currents in atoms. We find the relation between the lepton and quark couplings and these observables emphasizing the effect of the nuclear spin. The results expected in muonic, atoms μ-4He and μ-3He are given.

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Radiation Field Theory Elementary Particle Quantum Field Theory Particle Acceleration 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Bernabeu
    • 1
  • J. Bordes
    • 2
  • J. Vidal
    • 3
  1. 1.Department de Físia TeòricaUniversitat de ValènciaBuriassot-ValènciaSpain
  2. 2.Rutherford Appleton LaboratoryDidcotUK
  3. 3.Randall Physics LaboratoryUniversity of MichiganAnn ArbotMIUSA

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