On muon tridents. by B. Carlin

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  • Muons -- Decay.,
  • Quantum electrodynamics.

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Bibliography: p. 608.

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Statement[By] B. Carlin, G. Frielingsdorf and G. Peressutti.
SeriesArkiv för fysik,, bd. 37, nr. 40
ContributionsFrielingsdorf, G., joint author., Peressutti, Giorgio, joint author.
LC ClassificationsQC1 .S923 bd. 37, nr. 40
The Physical Object
Pagination601-608 p.
Number of Pages608
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Open LibraryOL5155063M
LC Control Number74375039

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Anderson and Seth Neddermeyer. Because of its mass, it was at first thought to be the particle predicted. The muon is a fundamental particle that is part of the Standard Model of particle is a type of lepton particle, similar to the electron but with a heavier mass.

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