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IFAE 2007 pp 211-215 | Cite as

New Physics and the MEG Experiment

  • Simeone Dussoni
Conference paper

Abstract

The importance of searching signals from “non-standard” physics has been growing in the last years, in spite of the astounding success of the Standard Model in predicting particle existence and behaviour. In particular the Lepton Flavor Violating (LFV) processes, and exspecially the µe + γ decay, are a very promising field to probe effect of physics beyond the Standard Model [1]. Thus the MEG experiment has been proposed and is in an advanced phase of construction at the Paul Scherrer Institute (PSI).

Keywords

Photon Detector Branch Ratio Drift Chambers Lepton Flavor Violate Paul Scherrer Institute 
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© Springer-Verlag Italia 2008

Authors and Affiliations

  • Simeone Dussoni
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  1. 1.Dipartimento di FisicaINFN e Università di GenovaGenovaItaly

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