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The Proton Radius Puzzle- Why We All Should Care

  title={The Proton Radius Puzzle- Why We All Should Care},
  author={Gerald A. Miller},
  journal={arXiv: Atomic Physics},
  • G. A. Miller
  • Published 25 September 2018
  • Physics
  • arXiv: Atomic Physics
The status of the proton radius puzzle (as of the date of the Confer- ence) is reviewed. The most likely potential theoretical and experimental explanations are discussed. Either the electronic hydrogen experiments were not sufficiently accurate to measure the proton radius, the two- photon exchange effect was not properly accounted for, or there is some kind of new physics. I expect that upcoming experiments will resolve this issue within the next year or so.Ta 

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