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Physics - Particle and Nuclear Physics | The Anomalous Magnetic Moment of the Muon

The Anomalous Magnetic Moment of the Muon

Jegerlehner, Friedrich

2008

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  • Up-to-date review makes this a study of great contemporary relevance
  • Detailed evaluation of non-perturbative hadronic effects
  • Perspectives for future improvements in theoretical and experimental precision are considered

The muon anomalous magnetic moment is one of the most precisely measured quantities in elementary particle physics and provides one of the most stringent tests of relativistic quantum field theory as a fundamental theoretical framework.

It allows for an extremely precise check of the standard model of elementary particles and of its limitations.

This book reviews the present state of knowledge of the anomalous magnetic moment a=(g-2)/2 of the muon.

Recent experiments at the Brookhaven National Laboratory now reach the unbelievable precision of 0.5 parts per million, improving the accuracy of previous g-2 experiments at CERN by a factor of 14.

A major part of the book is devoted to the theory of the anomalous magnetic moment and to estimates of the theoretical uncertainties.

In addition, quantum electrodynamics and electroweak and hadronic effects are reviewed. Since non-perturbative hadronic effects play a key role for the precision test, their evaluation is described in detail.

Perspectives for future improvements of the theoretical and experimental precision are considered.

This reference text requires some basic knowledg

Content Level » Research

Keywords » CERN - Electroweak interaction - Hadron - Lepton - Magnetic moment - Muon - Particle Physics - Precision tests - Quantum electrodynamics - Relativistic quantum theory - Standard Model - g-2

Related subjects » Particle and Nuclear Physics

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