Northwestern University

Mon 4:00 PM

Luca Galli: “The MEG II Experiment: status and perspective”

When: Monday, May 7, 2018
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM  

Where: Technological Institute, F160, 2145 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: Pamela Villalovoz   847.491.3644

Group: Physics and Astronomy High Energy Physics Seminars

Category: Academic


Title: “The MEG II Experiment: status and perspective”

Speaker: Luca Galli (INFN-Pisa)

Abstract: The MEG experiment, designed to search for the μ → eγ decay, completed data-taking in 2013 and set an upper limit on the process ≤ 4.2 × 10−13 @ 90% C.L.. In order to increase the sensitivity reach of the experiment by an order of magnitude to the level of 6×10e−14, a total upgrade, involving substantial changes to the experiment, has been undertaken, known as MEG II.
After giving an overview of the published MEG result, I present both the motivation for the upgrade and a detailed overview of the design of the experiment and commissioning status.



Keywords: Physics, Astronomy, HEP

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