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Title: Muon (g-2): A Probe of the Standard Model and Beyond

Since the experiments of Stern and Gerlach, magnetic moments of "elementary" particles have been important in our quest to understand subatomic physics. The first "QED loop calculation" was done by Scmore »hwinger to explain the larger than expected hydrogen hyperfine structure. The definitive measurement of the electron's anomalous magnetic moment by Kusch and Foley followed and agreed well with Schwinger's calculation of ae = (alpha / 2 pi). The muon's anomaly, which is sensitive to a broad range of physics beyond the standard model, will be discussed in a historical context, following the intellectual development of modern physics through the 20th century. Experiment E821 at Brookhaven will be described, as well as possible improvements, which are highly desirable since the present value of the muon anomaly, appears to differ from the standard-model value by 3.4 standard deviations.« less
Title: Muon (g-2): A Probe of the Standard Model and Beyond
Publication Date: 2008-09-03
OSTI Identifier: 987371
DOE Contract Number: AC02-07CH11359
Other Number(s): Other: Muon (g-2) A Probe of the Standard Model and Beyond
Resource Type: Multimedia
Specific Type: Multimedia Presentation
Resource Relation: Conference: Fermilab Colloquia, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory (FNAL), Batvia, Illinois (United States), presented on September 03, 2008
Research Org: FNAL (Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory (FNAL), Batavia, IL (United States))
Sponsoring Org: USDOE Office of Science (SC)
Subject: 08 HYDROGEN
Publisher: Fermilab Colloquia Online: 2000 to the Present Videos of Science Lecture and Presentations from the Colloquium Program at Fermi National Laboratory
Country of Publication: United States
Language: English
Run Time: 1:02:39
System Entry Date: 2016-01-27