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Experimental input from $e^+e^-$ for $a_{\mu}$ light-by-light

Yuping Guo on behalf of BESIII Collaboration

SciPost Phys. Proc. 1, 054 (2019) · published 9 May 2019

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The 15th International Workshop on Tau Lepton Physics


The anomalous magnetic momentum of the muon, $a_{\mu}$, has been measured and calculated with a precision up to $~0.5$ ppm, but there is a 3 to 4 standard deviations between these two values. The uncertainty in the calculation is dominated by the hadronic part, including the hadronic vacuum polarization and the hadronic light-by-light. The meson transition form factors and the helicity amplitudes can be used as input or constraint to the calculation of the hadronic light-by-light contribution. Latest experimental studies of the transition form factors of $\pi^0$, $\eta$, and $\eta^{*}$ and the cross-section of $\gamma\gamma^*\to\pi^+\pi-$from $e^+e^-$ collider are presented.

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