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URN: urn:nbn:de:swb:90-330762

Magnetic Field Inhomogeneities and Their Influence on Transmission and Background at the KATRIN Main Spectrometer

Reich, Jan Christoph

Abstract:
The goal of the KATRIN experiment is to measure the absolute mass of the electron-antineutrino with a sensitivity of 200 meV by analyzing the shape of the tritium-beta-decay energy spectrum. The energy analysis is done with a large scale MAC-E filter (magnetic adiabatic collimation and electrostatic filter) with a magnetic field of 0.3 mT in the analyzing plane. This work investigates small disturbances of the magnetic field influencing the transmission and background properties of the setup.


Zugehörige Institution(en) am KIT Institut für Experimentelle Kernphysik (IEKP)
Publikationstyp Hochschulschrift
Jahr 2013
Sprache Englisch
Identifikator KITopen ID: 1000033076
Verlag Karlsruhe
Abschlussart Dissertation
Fakultät Fakultät für Physik (PHYSIK)
Institut Institut für Experimentelle Kernphysik (IEKP)
Prüfungsdaten 11.01.2013
Referent/Betreuer Prof. G. Drexlin
Schlagworte KATRIN, Main Spectrometer, Magnetic Field
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