10-12 April 2019
Denver, CO
US/Mountain timezone
Home > Timetable > Session details > Contribution details

Contribution plenary talk

Denver, CO - Director's Row H

Status of understanding the proton charge radius

Speakers

  • Prof. Carl CARLSON

Primary authors

Content

We will discuss the up-to-date theory and review recent experimental results related to understanding the proton radius puzzle, which is the conflict between measurements of the proton radius using muons as compared to measurements using electrons. There are signs that recent electron results are coming closer to the muonic ones, but there is not yet universal agreement, and disagreement leaves open possibility of a beyond the standard model solution.