Radiative muon capture on hydrogen

  • W. Bertl
  • S. Ahmad
  • D. S. Armstrong
  • G. Azuelos
  • M. Blecher
  • C. Q. Chen
  • P. Depommier
  • P. Gumplinger
  • T. P. Gorringe
  • M. D. Hasinoff
  • R. Henderson
  • G. Jonkmans
  • A. J. Larabee
  • J. A. Macdonald
  • S. C. McDonald
  • J.-M. Poutissou
  • R. Poutissou
  • B. C. Robertson
  • D. G. Sample
  • W. Schott
  • G. N. Taylor
  • T. von Egidy
  • D. H. Wright
  • N. S. Zhang
Conference paper

Abstract

The radiative capture of negative muons by protons can be used to measure the weak induced pseu-doscalar form factor. Brief arguments why this method is preferable to ordinary muon capture are given followed by a discussion of the experimental difficulties. The solution to these problems as attempted by experiment #452 at TRIUMF is presented together with preliminary results from the first run in August 1990. An outlook on the expected final precision and the experimental schedule is also given.

Keywords

Foam Palladium Dition Deuterium Tritium 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • W. Bertl
    • 3
  • S. Ahmad
    • 1
  • D. S. Armstrong
    • 4
  • G. Azuelos
    • 2
    • 5
  • M. Blecher
    • 4
  • C. Q. Chen
    • 1
  • P. Depommier
    • 5
  • P. Gumplinger
    • 1
  • T. P. Gorringe
    • 7
  • M. D. Hasinoff
    • 1
  • R. Henderson
    • 2
    • 6
  • G. Jonkmans
    • 5
  • A. J. Larabee
    • 1
  • J. A. Macdonald
    • 2
  • S. C. McDonald
    • 6
  • J.-M. Poutissou
    • 2
  • R. Poutissou
    • 2
  • B. C. Robertson
    • 8
  • D. G. Sample
    • 1
  • W. Schott
    • 1
  • G. N. Taylor
    • 6
  • T. von Egidy
    • 2
  • D. H. Wright
    • 1
  • N. S. Zhang
    • 2
  1. 1.University of British ColumbiaVancouverCanada
  2. 2.TRIUMFVancouverCanada
  3. 3.PSI/SINVilligenSwitzerland
  4. 4.Virginia Polytechnic Inst, and State UBlacksburgUSA
  5. 5.Université de MontréalMontréalCanada
  6. 6.University of MelbourneParkvilleAustralia
  7. 7.University of KentuckyLexingtonUSA
  8. 8.Queen’s UniversityKingstonCanada

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