A Measurement of the Muon Capture Rate in Liquid Deuterium by the Lifetime Technique

  • J. Martino
Conference paper


Since neutron β-decay and muon capture on the proton define the nucleon weak form factors, muon capture on the deuteron allows to study the two-nucleon system with the weak interaction probe, investigating problems like the deuteron wave function, meson exchange currents and final state interactions.


Capture Rate Final State Interaction Deuteron Wave Function Muon Capture Pulse Shape Discrimination 
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  1. The details of the present experiment and the related references, in particular to previous measurements, to theoretical calculations and to the recent progress in muonic chemistry, can be found in the paper by G. Bardin et al., Nucl. Phys. A453 (1986) 591.CrossRefGoogle Scholar

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Martino
    • 1
  1. 1.Service de Physique Nucléaire, Haute EnergieCEN SaclayGif-sur-Yvette CedexFrance

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