Status of the MUSE experiment

  • T. Rostomyan Rutgers, The New Jersey State University
Keywords: proton radius puzzle, MUSE, elastic scattering, muon beam, TPE

Abstract

The 5.6q difference in proton radii measured with мp atoms and with ep atoms and scattering remains an unexplained puzzle. MUSE will measure the мp and ep elastic scatterings in the same experiment at the same time. The experiment determines cross-sections, two-photon effects, form-factors, and radii and allows мp and ep to be compared with reduced systematic uncertainties. These data should provide the best test of the lepton universality in a scattering experiment to date, about an order of magnitude improvement over previous tests, a 7q radius determination, and improved two-photon measurements.

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Published
2019-09-17
How to Cite
Rostomyan, T. (2019). Status of the MUSE experiment. Ukrainian Journal of Physics, 64(7), 624. https://doi.org/10.15407/ujpe64.7.624
Section
New Trends in High-Energy Physics (Conference materials)