A method for trapping muons in magnetic fields, and its application to a redetermination of the EDM of the muon


A method for trapping muons in magnetic fields is described together with its application to higher accuracy determination of the electric dipole moment of the muon. The value found is: EDM ≤e(5±5)·10−17 cm consistent with time reversal invariance.


Si descrive un metodo per la cattura di muoni in campi magnetici e la sua applicazione ad una più accurata determinazione del momento di dipolo elettrico del muone. Il valore trovato è: ≤e(5±5)·10−17 cm consistente con l’invarianza rispetto all’inversione del tempo.

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Charpak, G., Lederman, L.M., Sens, J.C. et al. A method for trapping muons in magnetic fields, and its application to a redetermination of the EDM of the muon. Nuovo Cim 17, 288–303 (1960). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF02860257

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