A Study of some rare radiative meson decays

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2017-08-03

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Richardson, Stephen Alan

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Three types of rare radiative meson decays are studied. The first type is the weak kaon decay [special characters omitted] The interest here is this decay's sensitivity to the loop-level and hence quantum structure of the standard model. Both short-distance and long-distance effects are considered, as well as possible contributions from horizontal gauge bosons. The second decay type studied is electromagnetic η decays into neutral pions, specifically [special characters omitted] and [special characters omitted] The main interest here is possible signals for electromagnetic charge-conjugation violation. The modelling method used is vector meson dominance. The third type studied is electromagnetic η decays into charged pions, specifically [special characters omitted] and [special characters omitted] The interest here is chiral perturbation theories that incorporate vector mesons.

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Mesons, Kaon, Pions

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