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The quest for $\mu \to e \gamma$ and its experimental limiting factors at future high intensity muon beams

24 Jul 2018, 17:00
20m
Plaza 8

Plaza 8

Speaker

Cecilia Voena (Sapienza Universita e INFN, Roma I (IT))

Description

In the next decade, accelerator upgrades are expected in various facilities, making it feasible to have continuous muons beams with an intensity of $10^9$ or even $10^{10}$ muons per second. These progresses would open new prospects in the search for the Lepton Flavor Violating decay $\mu \to e \gamma$. We discuss the potential sensitivity to this decay for experiments exploiting continuous beams at these extremely high rates, by investigating the experimental limiting factors that will define their ultimate performances.

Primary authors

Francesco Renga Gianluca Cavoto (Sapienza Universita e INFN, Roma I (IT)) Angela Papa Emanuele Ripiccini (UNIGE) Cecilia Voena (Sapienza Universita e INFN, Roma I (IT))

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