Kaon Decays in the Standard Model

  title={Kaon Decays in the Standard Model},
  author={V. Cirigliano and G. Ecker and H. Neufeld and A. Pich and J. B. A. N. Laboratory and U. Vienna and Ific},
  journal={Reviews of Modern Physics},
A comprehensive overview of kaon decays is presented. The Standard Model predictions are discussed in detail, covering both the underlying short-distance electroweak dynamics and the important interplay of QCD at long distances. Chiral perturbation theory provides a universal framework for treating leptonic, semileptonic and nonleptonic decays including rare and radiative modes. All allowed decay modes with branching ratios of at least 10^(-11) are analyzed. Some decays with even smaller rates… Expand
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