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New Search for Mirror Neutrons at HFIR

  title={New Search for Mirror Neutrons at HFIR},
  author={L. J. Broussard and K. M. Bailey and William Barton Bailey and Joshua L. Barrow and B. Chance and Christopher Crawford and Lowell Crow and Lisa DeBeer-Schmitt and Nadia Fomin and Matthew J. Frost and Alfredo nmn Galindo-Uribarri and F X Gallmeier and Lawrence H. Heilbronn and Erik B Iverson and Yuri A. Kamyshkov and C-Y. Liu and Ivan Novikov and Seppo Pentilla and Arthur Elwood Ruggles and Ben Rybolt and Mike Snow and Lawrence W. Townsend and Louis Varriano and Szilvia Vavra and Albert R. Young},
  journal={arXiv: High Energy Physics - Experiment},
The theory of mirror matter predicts a hidden sector made up of a copy of the Standard Model particles and interactions but with opposite parity. If mirror matter interacts with ordinary matter, there could be experimentally accessible implications in the form of neutral particle oscillations. Direct searches for neutron oscillations into mirror neutrons in a controlled magnetic field have previously been performed using ultracold neutrons in storage/disappearance measurements, with some… Expand

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