What's New with the Neutron and Proton

Gerald A. Miller, Anthony W. Thomas, Jonathan D. Carroll, Johann Rafelski

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Abstract

The existence and importance of the proton radius puzzle, observed via a Lamb shift measurement in muonic atoms, is discussed. Possible resolutions of the puzzle are discussed. Then the broader question of the meaning of the proton radius is addressed and examples of correctly defined charge densities are presented.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)357-366
Number of pages10
JournalFew-Body Systems
Volume52
Issue number3-4
DOIs
StatePublished - May 1 2012

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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    Miller, G. A., Thomas, A. W., Carroll, J. D., & Rafelski, J. (2012). What's New with the Neutron and Proton. Few-Body Systems, 52(3-4), 357-366. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00601-011-0288-8