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KATRIN "First Light" - Commissioning and Modelling of the Beamline

Hackenjos, Moritz Thomas

The Karlsruhe TRitium Neutrino (KATRIN) experiment is the next generation tritium beta-decay experiment to perform a direct and model independent measurement of the effective electron-neutrino mass with an unprecedented sensitivity of 200 meV (90% C.L.). The thesis describes the commissioning and modelling of the entire beamline with a focus on the alignment of the magnetic flux tube that guids the signal electrons. The aim is to demonstrate the required collision-free guidance through the entire KATRIN beamline in order to obtain the statics that are essential for achieving the targeted sensitivity.

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DOI: 10.5445/IR/1000078933
Veröffentlicht am 17.01.2018
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Zugehörige Institution(en) am KIT Institut für Experimentelle Teilchenphysik (ETP)
Publikationstyp Hochschulschrift
Publikationsjahr 2017
Sprache Englisch
Identifikator urn:nbn:de:swb:90-789330
KITopen-ID: 1000078933
Verlag KIT, Karlsruhe
Umfang VII, 170 S.
Art der Arbeit Dissertation
Fakultät Fakultät für Physik (PHYSIK)
Institut Institut für Experimentelle Teilchenphysik (ETP)
Prüfungsdatum 15.12.2017
Referent/Betreuer Prof. G. Drexlin
Schlagwörter KATRIN, neutrino, superconducting solenoids, magnetic flux tube, alignment, transmission
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