- Conference date: 19-24 May 2003
- Location: New York, NY (USA)
The DIRAC experiment at CERN is presently measuring the lifetime of the pionium atom, a bound state of a π+ and π− meson. The isospin 0 and 2 scattering length difference will be determined unambiguously once the value of the lifetime is known. In what follows we describe the present status of the experiment, the experimental goals and the first results.
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