Measured velocity spectra and neutron densities of the PF2 ultracold-neutron beam ports at the Institut Laue–Langevin

  title={Measured velocity spectra and neutron densities of the PF2 ultracold-neutron beam ports at the Institut Laue–Langevin},
  author={Stefan D{\"o}ge and J{\"u}rgen Hingerl and Chr. Morkel},
  journal={Nuclear Instruments \& Methods in Physics Research Section A-accelerators Spectrometers Detectors and Associated Equipment},
  • Stefan Döge, J. Hingerl, C. Morkel
  • Published 13 January 2020
  • Physics
  • Nuclear Instruments & Methods in Physics Research Section A-accelerators Spectrometers Detectors and Associated Equipment
Abstract Ultracold neutrons (UCNs) are a useful tool for fundamental physics experiments. They can be used to probe the lifetime of free neutrons, search for new CP violating processes and exotic interactions beyond the Standard Model, perform Ramsey spectroscopy, and carry out neutron-optical interference experiments. All of these experiments require high neutron count rates for good statistics. For optimal exploitation of experimental beam time, these experiments need to be prepared and, at… 

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