Tutorial Guide to the Tau Lepton and Close-Mass Lepton Pairs

  • Martin L. Perl
Part of the The Subnuclear Series book series (SUS, volume 26)


This is a tutorial guide to present knowledge of the tau lepton, to the tau decay mode puzzle, and to present searches for close-mass lepton pairs. The text is minimal; the emphasis is on figures, tables and literature references. It is based on a lecture given at the 1988 International School of Subnuclear Physics: The Super World III.


Decay Mode Heavy Lepton Decay Problem Lepton Number Conservation Branching Fraction 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Martin L. Perl
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  1. 1.Stanford Linear Accelerator CenterStanford UniversityStanfordUSA

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