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Particles and Fields


Eur. Phys. J. C 22, 39-46 (2001)
DOI: 10.1007/s1005201O0783

Investigation of vacuum polarization in t-channel radiative Bhabha scattering

D. Karlen1 and H. Burkhardt2

1  Ottawa Carleton Institute for Physics, Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada K1S 5B6
2  CERN, SL Division, 1211 Geneva 23, Switzerland

(Received: 6 June 2001 / Published online: 21 September 2001 - © Springer-Verlag / Società Italiana di Fisica 2001 )

Abstract
We discuss the possibility of a precision measurement of vacuum polarization in t-channel radiative Bhabha scattering at a high luminosity collider. For illustration, the achievable precision is estimated for the BaBar experiment at PEP-II and for the OPAL experiment at LEP.



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