18-19 June 2018
Fermilab, Wilson Hall
US/Central timezone
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Contribution Oral Presentation

Fermilab, Wilson Hall - One West

The Mu2e experiment at Fermilab: a search for lepton flavor violation


  • Gianantonio PEZZULLO

Primary authors


The Mu2e experiment at Fermilab will search for the charged lepton flavor violating process of neutrino-less μ $\to$ e coherent conversion in the field of an aluminum nucleus. About $7\cdot 10^{17}$ muons, provided by a dedicated muon beam line in construction at Fermilab, will be stopped in 3 years in the aluminum target. The corresponding single event sensitivity will be $2.5\cdot10^{-17}$. In this presentation, a brief overview of the physics explored by the μ $\to$ e conversion will be given, followed by a description of the Mu2e experimental apparatus and the expected detector performance.