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Anonymous asked in Science & MathematicsPhysics · 2 months ago

Why is the reaction p + p → μ+ + e− forbidden?

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  • 2 months ago
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    Charge not conserved

    1 + 1 --> 1 + (-1)

    Baryon number not conserved

    1 + 1 --> 0 + 0

  • 2 months ago

    Is p a proton, e an electron, and μ a muon?  Seems to me that charge is not conserved.

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