# On the anomalous magnetic moment of the muon

@article{Elend1966OnTA, title={On the anomalous magnetic moment of the muon}, author={H.H. Elend}, journal={Physics Letters}, year={1966}, volume={20}, pages={682-684} }

Abstract An exact calculation of the anomalous magnetic moment of the muon to second order in the fine structure constant is given. The uncertainties which limit the possible precision in testing quantum electrodynamics with this effect are also discussed.

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