A NEUTRINO EXPERIMENT TO TEST THE NATURE OF MUON NUMBER CONSERVATION

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We have searched for {anti {nu}}{sub e} from {mu}{sup +}{yields}e{sup +}{anti {nu}}{sub e}{nu}{sub {mu}} allowed by multiplicative but not additive muon conservation, and for {nu}{sub e} from {mu}{sup +}{yields}e{sup +}{nu}{sub e}{anti {nu}}{sub {mu}}, allowed by both. We used neutrinos from LAMPF and a six-ton Cerenkov counter filled with H{sub 2}O to look for {anti {nu}}{sub e}p{yields}ne{sup +} and filled with D{sub 2}O to look for {nu}{sub e}d{yields}ppe{sup -} . Our branching ratio ({mu}{sup +}{yields}e{sup +}{anti {nu}}{sub e}{nu}{sub {mu}})/({mu}{sup +}{yields}all) =-0.001 ± 0.040 is in excellent agreement with the additive law. Our cross section <{sigma}({nu}{sub e}d{yields}ppe{sup -})> = (0.52 ± 0.18) ... continued below

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Willis, S.E.; Hughes, V.W.; Nemethy, P.; Burman, R.L.; Cochran, D.R.F.; Frank, J.S. et al. December 1, 1979.

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We have searched for {anti {nu}}{sub e} from {mu}{sup +}{yields}e{sup +}{anti {nu}}{sub e}{nu}{sub {mu}} allowed by multiplicative but not additive muon conservation, and for {nu}{sub e} from {mu}{sup +}{yields}e{sup +}{nu}{sub e}{anti {nu}}{sub {mu}}, allowed by both. We used neutrinos from LAMPF and a six-ton Cerenkov counter filled with H{sub 2}O to look for {anti {nu}}{sub e}p{yields}ne{sup +} and filled with D{sub 2}O to look for {nu}{sub e}d{yields}ppe{sup -} . Our branching ratio ({mu}{sup +}{yields}e{sup +}{anti {nu}}{sub e}{nu}{sub {mu}})/({mu}{sup +}{yields}all) =-0.001 ± 0.040 is in excellent agreement with the additive law. Our cross section <{sigma}({nu}{sub e}d{yields}ppe{sup -})> = (0.52 ± 0.18) x 10{sup - 40} cm{sup 2} agrees with theory.

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  • Report No.: LBL-10332
  • Grant Number: DE-AC02-05CH11231
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 1062096
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Willis, S.E.; Hughes, V.W.; Nemethy, P.; Burman, R.L.; Cochran, D.R.F.; Frank, J.S. et al. A NEUTRINO EXPERIMENT TO TEST THE NATURE OF MUON NUMBER CONSERVATION, article, December 1, 1979; Berkeley, California. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc842781/: accessed December 14, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.