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Capture of negative muons in atoms

Haff, P. K. and Vogel, P. and Winther, A. (1974) Capture of negative muons in atoms. Physical Review A, 10 (4). pp. 1430-1432. ISSN 0556-2791. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:HAFpra74

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Abstract

The frictional force derived from the stopping power of an electron gas is used in the classical equation of motion for the negative muons. We calculate the energy spectrum of the captured muons and the angular momentum distribution of muons at the energy of the electronic K orbit. The resulting P(l) distribution closely resembles the statistical 2l+1 distribution.


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Additional Information:©1974 The American Physical Society Received 15 April 1974 We thank Professor T. Tombrello for many interesting discussions. Work supported jointly by the National Science Foundation [GP-28027] and the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission AEC AT[04-3]-63.
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