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Direct Ξ decay and muonium-antimuonium transitions

Glashow, Sheldon Lee (1961) Direct Ξ decay and muonium-antimuonium transitions. Physical Review Letters, 6 (4). pp. 196-197. ISSN 0031-9007. doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.6.196.

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It now seems certain that the mass difference between K(1)0 and K(2)0 is quite small ( | δm | < 10^(-5) ev with 95% confidence (1)). Okun' and Pontecorvo (2) discuss a connection between δm and the existence of ΔS = 2 weak interactions. They show how such an interaction, if as strong as the ΔS = 1 weak interactions, might lead to a mass splitting of the order of electron volts.

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Additional Information:©1961 The American Physical Society. Received 13 January 1961. We wish to thank Professor M. Gell-Mann for his comments.
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