Laser polarized muonic 3He and spin dependent μ- capture

P. A. Souder, P. L. Bogorad, E. J. Brash, G. D. Cates, W. J. Cummings, A. Gorelov, M. D. Hasinoff, O. Hausser, K. Hicks, R. Holmes, J. C. Huang, K. S. Kumar, B. Larson, W. Lorenzon, J. McCracken, P. Michaux, H. Middleton, E. Saettler, D. Siegel, D. TupaX. Wang, A. Young

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We have developed an apparatus that can polarize muonic 3He and detect the triton from the reaction μ- + 3He → v + 3H. With this apparatus, we have measured the vector analyzing power of the reaction. This technique promises to provide a good test of QCD.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)311-318
Number of pages8
JournalNuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment
Issue number2-3
StatePublished - Jan 11 1998


  • Muon
  • Polarized target
  • Pseudoscalar

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics
  • Instrumentation


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