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Development of a Rear Wall for the KATRIN Rear Section and investigation of tritium compatibility of Rear Section components

Schönung, Kerstin

Abstract: The aim of the KArlsruhe TRItium Neutrino experiment is to improve the current neutrino mass sensitivity limit to 0.2 eV/c2 (90%C.L.). For that, the required proof of suitability of several components for a low pressure tritium atmosphere is furnished. In addition, an optical design for an e-gun is developed and the resulting electron rate is calculated. Also, a final Rear Wall with temporally stable and homogeneous work function is developed and characterized within the scope of this thesis.

Zugehörige Institution(en) am KIT Institut für Experimentelle Kernphysik (IEKP)
Publikationstyp Hochschulschrift
Jahr 2016
Sprache Englisch
Identifikator DOI(KIT): 10.5445/IR/1000056077
URN: urn:nbn:de:swb:90-560776
KITopen ID: 1000056077
Verlag Karlsruhe
Umfang XX, 336 S.
Abschlussart Dissertation
Fakultät Fakultät für Physik (PHYSIK)
Institut Institut für Experimentelle Kernphysik (IEKP)
Prüfungsdaten 15.01.2016
Referent/Betreuer Prof. G. Drexlin
Schlagworte KATRIN, work function, Rear Section, tritium
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