Weak interaction studies with an on-line Penning trap mass spectrometer
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Superallowed -decays are a sensitive probe of the fundamental aspects of the weak interaction. Such decays are used to stringently test the CVC hypothesis, deduce a precise value of the weak vector coupling constant, test the unitarity of the CKM matrix and look for deviation from the V-A structure for the weak interaction. The ability to efficiently capture and store short-lived superallowed beta-emitters in ion traps will help to elucidate discrepancies in the most precise unitarity test of the CKM matrix and tighten the present limits on interactions outside the standard V-A form.
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Savard, G., Barber, R. C., Buchinger, F., Crawford, J. E., Feng, X., Gulick, S., ... Uusitalo, J.
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Savard, G||Barber, RC||Buchinger, F||Crawford, JE||Feng, X||Gulick, S||Hackman, G||Hardy, JC||Lee, JKP||Moore, RB||Sharma, KS||Uusitalo, J