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Title: Implications of a very light pseudoscalar boson on lepton flavor violation

Abstract

A long-lived very light pseudoscalar boson would favor lepton flavor violating transitions of charged leptons. Its implications on the l{sub i}{yields}l{sub j}{gamma}{gamma} and l{sub i}{yields}l{sub j}e{sup +}e{sup -} transitions are investigated. Assuming that 2m{sub e}<m{sub {phi}}<m{sub {mu}}, it is found that the inequality B(l{sub i}{yields}l{sub j}{gamma}{gamma})<B(l{sub i}{yields}l{sub j}e{sup +}e{sup -}) holds. The experimental constraints on the decays l{sub i}{yields}l{sub j}{gamma}, l{sub i}{yields}l{sub j}l{sub k}l{sub k}, and l{sub i}{yields}l{sub j}{gamma}{gamma} are used to bound the {phi}l{sub i}l{sub j} couplings.

Authors:
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  1. Facultad de Ciencias Fisico Matematicas, Benemerita Universidad Autonoma de Puebla, Apartado Postal 1152, Puebla, Puebla (Mexico)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
20774475
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Physical Review. D, Particles Fields; Journal Volume: 72; Journal Issue: 11; Other Information: DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevD.72.117701; (c) 2005 The American Physical Society; Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
72 PHYSICS OF ELEMENTARY PARTICLES AND FIELDS; ELECTRONS; FLAVOR MODEL; INTERMEDIATE BOSONS; MUONS; PARTICLE DECAY; PHOTONS; POSITRONS; REST MASS

Citation Formats

Cordero-Cid, Adriana, Tavares-Velasco, G., and Toscano, J.J. Implications of a very light pseudoscalar boson on lepton flavor violation. United States: N. p., 2005. Web. doi:10.1103/PhysRevD.72.117701.
Cordero-Cid, Adriana, Tavares-Velasco, G., & Toscano, J.J. Implications of a very light pseudoscalar boson on lepton flavor violation. United States. doi:10.1103/PhysRevD.72.117701.
Cordero-Cid, Adriana, Tavares-Velasco, G., and Toscano, J.J. Thu . "Implications of a very light pseudoscalar boson on lepton flavor violation". United States. doi:10.1103/PhysRevD.72.117701.
@article{osti_20774475,
title = {Implications of a very light pseudoscalar boson on lepton flavor violation},
author = {Cordero-Cid, Adriana and Tavares-Velasco, G. and Toscano, J.J.},
abstractNote = {A long-lived very light pseudoscalar boson would favor lepton flavor violating transitions of charged leptons. Its implications on the l{sub i}{yields}l{sub j}{gamma}{gamma} and l{sub i}{yields}l{sub j}e{sup +}e{sup -} transitions are investigated. Assuming that 2m{sub e}<m{sub {phi}}<m{sub {mu}}, it is found that the inequality B(l{sub i}{yields}l{sub j}{gamma}{gamma})<B(l{sub i}{yields}l{sub j}e{sup +}e{sup -}) holds. The experimental constraints on the decays l{sub i}{yields}l{sub j}{gamma}, l{sub i}{yields}l{sub j}l{sub k}l{sub k}, and l{sub i}{yields}l{sub j}{gamma}{gamma} are used to bound the {phi}l{sub i}l{sub j} couplings.},
doi = {10.1103/PhysRevD.72.117701},
journal = {Physical Review. D, Particles Fields},
number = 11,
volume = 72,
place = {United States},
year = {Thu Dec 01 00:00:00 EST 2005},
month = {Thu Dec 01 00:00:00 EST 2005}
}