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Title: A Mott polarimeter for the search of time reversal violation in the decay of free neutrons
Authors: Ban, G ×
Beck, Marcus
Bialek, A
Bodek, K
Gorel, P
Kirch, K
Kistryn, St
Kozela, A
Kuzniak, M
Lindroth, A
Naviliat-Cuncic, O
Pulut, J
Severijns, Natalis
Stephan, E
Zejma, J #
Issue Date: Sep-2006
Publisher: Elsevier science bv
Series Title: Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research. Section A, Accelerators, spectrometers, detectors and associated equipment vol:565 issue:2 pages:711-724
Abstract: A new polarimeter for low-energy electrons has been built and tested. The device was developed for the measurement of the transverse polarization of beta particles emitted in the decay of polarized cold neutrons. The decay electrons are identified by multi-wire proportional chambers made of low-Z materials and are detected with plastic scintillator hodoscopes. The transverse polarization is analyzed by means of large angle Mott scattering on a thin Pb foil. We describe here the elements of the apparatus and present the results of test measurements which illustrate its performance. (c) 2006 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.
ISSN: 0168-9002
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Nuclear and Radiation Physics Section
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