8-13 September 2013
Asilomar, California
US/Pacific timezone

Latest results and current status of the MEG and Mu2e charged lepton flavor violation experiments

11 Sep 2013, 17:00
Asilomar, California

Asilomar, California

Asilomar Conference Grounds, 800 Asilomar Avenue, Pacific Grove, CA 93950-3704
Oral Neutrino Oscillations/ Neutrino Beam Physics Neutrino Oscillations/ Neutrino Beams III


Dr Gordon Lim (University of California, Irvine)


Charged lepton flavor violation processes are ideal probes for new physics due to the suppression of Standard Model backgrounds. In particular, $\mu^+\rightarrow e^+\gamma$ decay and neutrinoless $\mu \rightarrow e$ conversion have been used extensively in the search for new physics by many experiments in the past. Currently, the MEG collaboration is searching for $\mu^+\rightarrow e^+\gamma$ with unprecedented precision at the Paul Scherrer Institute in Switzerland, while the Mu2e collaboration is planning an experiment at Fermilab to improve the current upper bound on neutrinoless $\mu \rightarrow e$ conversion by four orders of magnitude. The latest results of the MEG experiment and the status of the Mu2e experiment will be presented, and a future outlook for both experiments will be given.

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Dr Gordon Lim (University of California, Irvine)

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