LArTPC Document 248-v2

Muon Lifetime in Liquid Argon

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LARTPC-doc-248-v2
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David Finley
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David Finley
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02 Feb 2007, 10:01
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20 Mar 2008, 15:24
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Abstract:
Here is some information about muon lifetime in various liquids. Recall positive muons do not get captured on the positive nucleus, but negative muons do once they “stop”. For liquid argon, this results in a lifetime about 24% of that in vacuum.
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Clarified the last sentence in the first paragraph.
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