Oct 16 – 20, 2016
Europe/Zurich timezone

The Mu2e Experiment

Oct 20, 2016, 3:30 PM
Oral Low energy precision tests of the Standard Model Th - 3


Andrei Gaponenko (Fermilab)


The Mu2e Experiment at Fermilab will search for coherent, neutrinoless conversion of muons into electrons in the field of a nucleus with a sensitivity improvement of a factor of 10,000 over previous experiments. Such a charged lepton flavor-violating reaction probes new physics at a scale inaccessible with direct searches at either present or planned high energy colliders. The experiment both complements and extends the current search for muon decay to electron+gamma at MEG and searches for new physics at the LHC. We will present the physics motivation for Mu2e, the novel design of the muon beamline and the detector, and the current status of the experiment.

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