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by A. van der Schaaf

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As Contributors: Andries van der Schaaf
Preprint link: scipost_202103_00026v2
Date accepted: 2021-06-16
Date submitted: 2021-05-03 17:58
Submitted by: van der Schaaf, Andries
Submitted to: SciPost Physics Proceedings
Proceedings issue: Review of Particle Physics at PSI
Academic field: Physics
  • High-Energy Physics - Experiment
Approach: Experimental


In 1987 a collaboration including ETHZ - UZH - PSI - RWTH Aachen - Univ. Tbilisi proposed a new search for μe conversion in muonic atoms. The SINDRUM II spectrometer came into operation in the PSI μE1 area in 1989, but a dedicated beam line was delayed until 1998 by technical setbacks.

Published as SciPost Phys. Proc. 5, 008 (2021)

Author comments upon resubmission

Revised version following suggestions by the referee's

List of changes

1. included result existing by the time of the proposal
2. increased size of some figures
3. elaborated on background produced by pion stops upstream of the target
4. included information in caption of Fig.8.5
5. included information on the location of second moderator
6. mentioned maximum likelihood analysis

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Resubmission scipost_202103_00026v2 on 3 May 2021

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Anonymous on 2021-05-25


Reviewer comment on the resubmission:

Dear SciPost team,
I am acting as referee for the paper "SINDRUM II", scipost_202103_00026v2.
I have just submitted my report on version v2 of the paper, dated May 3, 2021.

My recommendation is:
I am pleased with the answers and updates of the paper by the author.
Therefore, the paper shall be published as is; no further changes are required.

with my best regards