The Measurement of the Anomalous Magnetic Moment of the Muon at Fermilab

C. J. G. Onderwater, Muon (g - 2) Collaboration

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The anomalous magnetic moment of the muon is one of the most precisely measured quantities in experimental particle physics. Its latest measurement at Brookhaven National Laboratory deviates from the Standard Model expectation by approximately 3.5 standard deviations. The goal of the new experiment, E989, now under construction at Fermilab, is a fourfold improvement in precision. Here, we discuss the details of the future measurement and its current status. (C) 2015 AIP Publishing LLC.
Original languageEnglish
Article number031211
JournalJournal of Physical and Chemical Reference Data
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1 Sept 2015
Externally publishedYes


  • anomalous magnetic moment
  • standard model

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