Title: A new Brute force low-temperature nuclear orientation set-up to search for physics beyond the standard electroweak model
Authors: Kraev, Il'Ya ×
Beck, Marcus
Coeck, Sam
Delauré, Bavo
Golovko, Viktor V.
Kozlov, Valentin
Lindroth, Axel
Phalet, Titia
Severijns, Natalis
Versyck, Stefan
Zákocký, D. #
Issue Date: Dec-2005
Publisher: Elsevier BV
Series Title: Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research. Section A, Accelerators, spectrometers, detectors and associated equipment vol:555 issue:1-2 pages:420-425
Abstract: A new Brute Force Low-Temperature Nuclear Orientation set-up has been installed. The aim of this new apparatus is to search for a tensor component in the weak interaction. The set-up consists mainly of a He-3-He-4 dilution refrigerator equipped with a 17 T superconducting magnet to orient nuclei and a Si PIN photodiode operating at a temperature of about 10 K for the detection of beta-particles. The lowest temperature that has been achieved with this system until now is 4.9 mK in a magnetic field of 0.1 T and 8.6 mK in 14 T. The set-up is now fully operational and the first test measurements of the Co-60 beta-asymmetry have been performed. (c) 2005 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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