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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

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.

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