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DOI: 10.5445/IR/1000078933
Veröffentlicht am 17.01.2018

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

Hackenjos, Moritz Thomas

Abstract:
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.


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