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Fusion and back decay


F=0,1   (75)

Once the molecule is formed, fusion can take place rapidly releasing the energy. If the formation took place resonantly, it can break up through a back decay. The branching ratio for fusion (W) versus back decay (1-W) is given by Faifman et al. [133,70,71,72]). The hyperfine state of $\mu t$ after the back decay was kept the same as before the molecular formation. The outgoing energy of $\mu t$ was one of the free parameters in the simulation.