EPJ Web Conf.
Volume 142, 2017International Symposium Advances in Dark Matter and Particle Physics
|Number of page(s)||4|
|Published online||12 April 2017|
The new g-2 experiment at Fermilab
1 Dipartimento MIFT, Universitá degli Studi di Messina, Via Salita Sperone 31, 98166 Messina ME, Italy
2 INFN - Laboratori Nazionali di Frascati, Via Enrico Fermi 40, 00044 Frascati RM, Italy
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Published online: 12 April 2017
There is a long standing discrepancy between the Standard Model prediction for the muon g-2 and the value measured by the Brookhaven E821 Experiment. At present the discrepancy stands at about three standard deviations, with an uncertainty dominated by the theoretical error. Two new proposals – at Fermilab and J-PARC – plan to improve the experimental uncertainty by a factor of 4, and it is expected that there will be a significant reduction in the uncertainty of the Standard Model prediction. I will review the status of the planned experiment at Fermilab, E989, which will analyse 21 times more muons than the BNL experiment and discuss how the systematic uncertainty will be reduced by a factor of 3 such that a precision of 0.14 ppm can be achieved.
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