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Probing Matter with Positive Muons

  • Jean-Louis Basdevant
  • Jean Dalibard
Part of the Advanced Texts in Physics book series (ADTP)

Abstract

A very efficient technique for probing the structure of crystals consists in forming, inside the material, pseudo hydrogenic atoms made of an electron and a positive muon, and called muonium. This chapter is devoted to the study of the dynamics of muonium, both in vacuum and in a silicon crystal.

Keywords

Silicon Crystal Muon Spin Muonium Atom Positive Muon Magnetic Resonance Experiment 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2000

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jean-Louis Basdevant
    • 1
  • Jean Dalibard
    • 2
  1. 1.Département de PhysiqueEcole PolytechniquePalaiseau CedexFrance
  2. 2.Département de Physique, Laboratoire Kastler BrosselEcole Normale SupérieureParis Cedex 05France

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