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Observing nucleon decay in lead perchlorate

Boyd, R. N. and Rauscher, T. and Reitzner, S. D. and Vogel, P. (2003) Observing nucleon decay in lead perchlorate. Physical Review D, 68 (7). Art. No. 074014. ISSN 0556-2821. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:BOYprd03

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Abstract

Lead perchlorate, part of the OMNIS supernova neutrino detector, contains two nuclei 208Pb and 35Cl that might be used to study nucleon decay. Both would produce signatures that will make them especially useful for studying less-well-studied neutron decay modes, e.g., those in which only neutrinos are emitted.


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Additional Information:©2003 The American Physical Society. Received: 21 July 2003; published: 31 October 2003. This work began at an Aspen Institute summer workshop. It has continued under the support of U.S. Department of Energy Grant No. DE-FG03-88ER40397, NSF Grant No. PHY-0099476, and the Swiss NSF (Grant No. 2000-061031.02). T.R. acknowledges support by the Swiss NSF (Grant No. 2024-067428.02).
Subject Keywords:nucleons; baryon decay
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Alternative URL:http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevD.68.074014
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Deposited By: Lindsay Cleary
Deposited On:26 Oct 2006
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