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November 28, 2017 | 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Category: Seminar
Location: Physics & Astronomy Department - Liberal Arts and Sciences #312 | Map
666 W. Hancock
Detroit, MI 48201
Cost: Free!
Audience: Academic Staff, Current Graduate Students, Faculty, Staff

Title: Muon Anomalous Magnetic Moment and Low Energy e+e- Annihilation

Speaker: Simon Eidelman (Budker Institute of Nuclear Physics and Novosibirsk State University, Novosibirsk, Russia)

Abstract: The Muon Anomalous Magnetic Moment is one of the most precisely measured quantities in modern physics. Its measured value, known to 0.5 10^{-6} precision, is larger than the theoretical prediction in the Standard Model by almost 4 standard deviations. We discuss various aspects of the problem and explain how precise measurements of the low energy process e+e- into hadrons come into play.

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