Laser-polarized muonic 3He and a measurement of the induced pseudoscalar coupling

P. Bogorad, J. Behr, E. J. Brash, G. D. Gates, W. J. Cummings, A. Gorelov, M. D. Hasinoff, O. Hausser, K. Hicks, R. Holmes, J. C. Huang, K. S. Kumar, B. Larson, W. Lorentzon, J. McCracken, H. Middleton, P. Michaux, E. Saettler, D. Siegel, P. A. SouderD. R. Swenson, D. Tupa, X. Wang, A. Young

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We describe the first measurement of the spin dependence of the reaction: μ- + 3He + 3H + vμ. This spin dependence is quite sensitive to the induced pseudoscalar form factor, Fp, a piece of the weak charged nuclear current of 3He about which, experimentally, relatively little is known. The data are presently being analyzed and we plan to quote a number for Fp shortly.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)433-437
Number of pages5
JournalHyperfine Interactions
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1996

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry


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