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Search for the Lepton-Number-Violating Decay Ξ-→pμ-μ-
Physical Review Letters
  • D. Rajaram, Illinois Institute of Technology
  • Timothy Holmstrom, Longwood University
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Publication Date
5-10-2005
Abstract

A sensitive search for the lepton-number-violating decay Ξ-→pμ-μ- has been performed using a sample of ∼109  Ξ- hyperons produced in 800  GeV/c p-Cu collisions. We obtain B(Ξ-→pμ-μ-)<4.0×10-8 at 90% confidence, improving on the best previous limit by 4 orders of magnitude.

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10.1103/PhysRevLett.94.181801
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© 2005 The American Physical Society. The original publication is available at http://link.aps.org/doi/10.1103/PhysRevLett.94.181801

Original Citation

Phys. Rev. Lett. 94, 181801 (2005)

Citation Information
D. Rajaram, Timothy Holmstrom and. "Search for the Lepton-Number-Violating Decay Ξ-→pμ-μ-" Physical Review Letters Vol. 94 Iss. 18 (2005) p. 181801-1 - 181801-5
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/timothy_holmstrom/4/