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Precise measurement of the tau lifetime

  • Author(s): Jaros, JA
  • Amidei, D
  • Trilling, GH
  • Abrams, GS
  • Blocker, CA
  • Boyarski, AM
  • Breidenbach, M
  • Burke, DL
  • Dorfan, JM
  • Feldman, GJ
  • Gidal, G
  • Gladney, L
  • Gold, MS
  • Goldhaber, G
  • Golding, L
  • Hanson, G
  • Hoard, C
  • Hollebeek, RJ
  • Innes, WR
  • Kadyk, JA
  • Lankford, AJ
  • Larsen, RR
  • Leclaire, B
  • Levi, M
  • Lockyer, N
  • Lüth, V
  • Matteuzzi, C
  • Nelson, ME
  • Ong, RA
  • Perl, ML
  • Richter, B
  • Rowson, PC
  • Schaad, T
  • Schellman, H
  • Schlatter, D
  • Sheldon, PD
  • Strait, J
  • De La Vaissiere, C
  • Yelton, JM
  • Zaiser, C
  • et al.
Abstract

The τ lifetime was measured with the Mark II vertex detector at the storage ring PEP. ττ=(3.20±0.41±0.35)×10-13 sec was found, which agrees well with e-μ-τ university. © 1983 The American Physical Society.

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