High Energy Particle Physics


Weak Interactions Made Simple

Authors: P. R. Silva

A very simplified way of calculating the lifetime of some elementary particles decaying through the weak interaction is presented. The method makes use of a non-linear version of the Klein-Gordon-Yukawa equation, combined with the time-energy uncertainty principle. Although the analytical relations evaluated in this work do not always reproduce those usually found in literature, numerical estimates of them agree with their respective experimental values.

Comments: 12 Pages. 3 figures

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[v1] 2012-10-02 20:34:00

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