The prototype of the Borexino detector Counting Test Facility, located in the Gran-Sasso laboratory, has been used to obtain a bound on the stability of the electron. The new lower limit on the mean lifetime defined on 32.1 days of data set is τ(e- → νe + γ) ≥ 4.6 × 1026 yr (90% c.l.).
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||12|
|Journal||Physics Letters, Section B: Nuclear, Elementary Particle and High-Energy Physics|
|State||Published - Jan 17 2002|
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Nuclear and High Energy Physics