EP Seminar

Latest News from the MEG Experiment

by Francesco Renga (Roma)

Tuesday, 14 May 2013 from to (Europe/Zurich)
at CERN ( 500-1-001 - Main Auditorium )
Description
Within the Standard Model (SM), in spite of neutrino oscillations, the flavor of charged leptons is conserved in very good approximation, and therefore charged Lepton Flavor Violation (cLFV) is expected to be unobservable. On the other hand, most new physics models predict cLFV at a level within the experimental reach, and processes like the mu to e gamma decay became standard probes for physics beyond the SM. The MEG experiment, at the Paul Scherrer Institute (Switzerland), searches for the  mu to e gamma decay, down to a Branching Ratio of about 5 10^-13, exploiting the most intense continuous muon beam in the word and innovative detectors. In this seminar, I will present the most recent results from MEG, and the plan for an upgrade of the experiment, aiming at an improvement of the sensitivity by one order of magnitude within this decade.
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Organised by M. Mangano, C. Lourenco, G. Unal......................... **Tea and Coffee will be served at 10h30**