Proton Zemach radius from measurements of the hyperfine splitting of hydrogen and muonic hydrogen

  title={Proton Zemach radius from measurements of the hyperfine splitting of hydrogen and muonic hydrogen},
  author={A. Dupays and A. Beswick and B. Lepetit and C. Rizzo and D. Bakalov},
  journal={Physical Review A},
While measurements of the hyperfine structure of hydrogen-like atoms are traditionally regarded as test of bound-state QED, we assume that theoretical QED predictions are accurate and discuss the information about the electromagnetic structure of protons that could be extracted from the experimental values of the ground state hyperfine splitting in hydrogen and muonic hydrogen.Using recent theoretical results on the proton polarizability effects and the experimentalhydrogen hyperfine splitting… Expand

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