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PoS(HQL 2016)021

Final results form the MEG experiment and the status of MEG-II

F. Renga, on behalf of the MEG collaboration

in XIII International Conference on Heavy Quarks and Leptons

Contribution: pdf

Abstract

The MEG experiment has carried on a search for the Lepton Flavour Violating decay $\mu \to e \gamma$, taking data in the 2008-2013 period. The final analysis of the MEG data is presented here, setting a new 90% confidence level upper limit on the branching ratio of this decay at $4.2 \times 10^{-13}$. We also present the status of the MEG upgrade, which is expected to improve the sensitivity by one order of magnitude within the next few years.