Status of the PIENU experiment at TRIUMF

S. Ito, A. Aguilar-Arevalo, M. Aoki, M. Blecher, D. I. Britton, D. A. Bryman, D. Vom Bruch, S. Chen, J. Comfort, S. Cuen-Rochin, L. Doria, P. Gumplinger, A. Hussein, Y. Igarashi, S. Kettell, L. Kurchaninov, L. Littenberg, C. Malbrunot, R. E. Mischke, T. NumaoD. Protopopescu, A. Sher, T. Sullivan, D. Vavilov

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The PIENU experiment at TRIUMF aims to measure the branching ratio of pion decays R = Γ(π+ → e+νe + π+ → e+ νeγ)/Γ(π+→μ+νμ + π+ → μ+νμγ) with precision <0.1%, providing a stringent test of the Standard Model hypothesis of electron-muon universality and a search for new physics.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number012044
JournalJournal of Physics: Conference Series
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jul 30 2015
Event4th Symposium on Prospects in the Physics of Discrete Symmetries, DISCRETE 2014 - London, United Kingdom
Duration: Dec 2 2014Dec 6 2014

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  • Physics and Astronomy(all)


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