The Homestake Mine Proton Decay Experiment

  • R. Steinberg
Part of the Lie Groups: History, Frontiers and Applications book series (LGR, volume 11)


We describe briefly the philosophy, design, and operation of the Homestake mine proton decay experiment. Preliminary data on the proton lifetime based on 127 effective days of running time are presented.


Decay Mode Proton Decay Nucleon Decay Muon Stop Direct Muon 


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© Robert Hermann 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. Steinberg
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  1. 1.Department of PhysicsUniversity of PennsylvaniaPhiladelphiaUSA

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