LIMIT ON ${{\boldsymbol \mu}^{-}}$ $\rightarrow$ ${{\boldsymbol e}^{+}}$ CONVERSION

Forbidden by total lepton number conservation.

${\boldsymbol \sigma (}$ ${{\boldsymbol \mu}^{-}}$ ${}^{}\mathrm {Cu}$ $\rightarrow$ ${{\boldsymbol e}^{+}}{}^{}\mathrm {Co}{)}$ / ${\boldsymbol \sigma (}$ ${{\boldsymbol \mu}^{-}}$ ${}^{}\mathrm {Cu}$ $\rightarrow$ ${{\boldsymbol \nu}_{{\mu}}}{}^{}\mathrm {Ni}{)}$ INSPIRE search

VALUE CL% DOCUMENT ID TECN
• • • We do not use the following data for averages, fits, limits, etc. • • •
$<2.6 \times 10^{-8}$ 90
BRYMAN
1972
SPEC
$<2.2 \times 10^{-7}$ 90
CONFORTO
1962
OSPK
  References:
BRYMAN 1972
PRL 28 1469 Search for the Reaction ${{\mathit \mu}^{-}}$ ${}^{}\mathrm {Cu}$ $\rightarrow$ ${{\mathit e}^{+}}{}^{}\mathrm {Co}$
CONFORTO 1962
NC 26 261 Search for Neutrinoless Coherent Nuclear Capture of ${{\mathit \mu}^{-}}$ Mesons