Next-to-leading and higher order corrections to the decay rate of dimuonium

S. G. Karshenboim, U. D. Jentschura, V. G. Ivanov, G. Soff

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Abstract

Dimuonium, the bound system of a positive and negative muon, can be treated as a compound neutral particle, whose decay products could be detected by established methods of particle physics. We consider the lifetime, the decay branchings and products of ortho and para states. We calculate next-to-leading order radiative corrections and find higher order contributions of relative order α2 within the leading logarithmic approximation.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)397-404
Number of pages8
JournalPhysics Letters, Section B: Nuclear, Elementary Particle and High-Energy Physics
Volume424
Issue number3-4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Apr 9 1998

Keywords

  • Dimuonium
  • Exotic atoms
  • Heavy fermionium (decay rate of)
  • QED radiative corrections

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics

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