troubleshooting Question

how to do Java pattern matching for literal "." and "/"?

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I am new to Java pattern matching though I used Perl regular expression before. I am using the Pattern and Matcher classes to match string patterns.

Now suppose I have an input string like this,
min/avg/max = 39.0/272.5/506.0 ms
    I want to match the 272.5 and then later ms, and save "272.5 ms" into a String object.
I wrote something like
      Pattern pattern3 = Pattern.compile("{\d+\.\d*/}{2}(\d+\.\d*)");
to match "39.0/272.5/506.0", but it always had build errors.
It seems "\." and "/" would not match the literal "." and "/".

Can anyone tell me what is wrong with my code:
      Pattern pattern3 = Pattern.compile("{\d+\.\d*/}{2}(\d+\.\d*)");
Thanks a lot:)
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