# Light scalars with lepton number to solve the (g−2)e anomaly

@article{Gardner2019LightSW, title={Light scalars with lepton number to solve the (g−2)e anomaly}, author={Susan Gardner and X. Yan}, journal={arXiv: High Energy Physics - Phenomenology}, year={2019} }

Scalars that carry lepton number can help mediate would-be lepton-number-violating processes, such as neutrinoless double $\beta$ decay or lepton-scattering-mediated nucleon-antinucleon conversion. Here we show that such new scalars can also solve the anomaly in precision determinations of the fine-structure constant $\alpha$ from atom interferometry and from the electron's anomalous magnetic moment, $a_e \equiv (g-2)_e/2$, by reducing $|a_e|$. Study of the phenomenological constraints on these…

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