antimuon


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antimuon

(ˌæntɪˈmjuːɒn)
n
(Atomic Physics) the antiparticle of a muon
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Noun1.antimuon - the antiparticle of a muon; decays to positron and neutrino and antineutrino
antilepton - the antiparticle of a lepton
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The [[pi].sup.+] ([[pi].sup.-]) mesons (with a mass of [m.sub.[pi]] = 139.6 MeV/[c.sup.2] and a half-life of 2.6 x [10.sup.-8] s) decay due to the weak interaction, the primary decay mode of which (with a probability of 0.999877) is a reaction leading to an antimuon (muon) and a muonic neutrino (muonic antineutrino) as
Lane and colleagues also proposed that a B meson could decay into combinations such as one electron and one antimuon that are banned by the standard model.
The down quark [d.sub.0] and the antidown quark [[bar.d].sub.0] completely annihilate into a muon neutrino [v.sub.[mu]] or an antimuon neutrino [[bar.v].sub.u].