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Title: The WITCH experiment: towards weak interactions studies. Status and prospects
Authors: Kozlov, Valentin ×
Beck, Marcus
Coeck, Sam
Herbane, Mustapha Saïd
Kraev, Il´Ya
Severijns, Natalis
Wauters, Frederik
Delahaye, Pierre
Herlert, Alexander
Wenander, Fredrik
Zákocký, Dalibor #
Issue Date: Jul-2007
Publisher: J.C. Baltzer
Series Title: Hyperfine Interactions vol:172 pages:15-22
Abstract: Primary goal of the WITCH experiment is to test the Standard Model for a possible admixture of a scalar or tensor type interaction in β-decay. This information will be inferred from the shape of the recoil energy spectrum. The experimental set-up was completed and is under intensive commissioning at ISOLDE (CERN). It combines a Penning trap to store the ions and a retardation spectrometer to probe the recoil ion energy. A brief overview of the WITCH set-up and the results of commissioning tests performed until now are presented. Finally, perspectives of the physics program are reviewed.
ISSN: 0304-3843
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Nuclear and Radiation Physics Section
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