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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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.
Scientists on the Tevatron's DZero experiment have found hints that when B mesons disintegrate, they produce about 1 percent more pairs of muons, a heavy version of the electron, than pairs of the muon's antiparticle, the antimuon.
Physicists at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, including John Ellison, a professor of physics at UC Riverside, arrived at the result, by analysing billions of proton-antiproton collisions at Fermilab's Tevatron particle collider, and found a 1 percent excess of pairs of muons over pairs of antimuons produced in the decays of B-mesons.