Particle physics: Two is the magic number

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In quantum theory, the magnetic moment of the muon should be twice the value calculated classically, although in fact their ratio is not exactly two. Theory and experiment disagree on quite how far from two it is.

by Ken Peach

Periode19-feb-2004

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  • TitelParticle physics: Two is the magic number
    Mate van erkenningInternational
    Media naam/outletNature 427,688
    MediatypePrint
    Duur / lengte / grootte2 pages
    Land/RegioNetherlands
    Release datum19/02/2004
    BeschrijvingIn quantum theory, the magnetic moment of the muon should be twice the value calculated classically, although in fact their ratio is not exactly two. Theory and experiment disagree on quite how far from two it is.
    Producent / auteurKen Peach
    URLhttps://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v427/n6976/full/427688a.html
    Personenmuon g-2 collaboration, Klaus Jungmann, Gerco Onderwater