Oct 20 – 25, 2019
Europe/Zurich timezone

Electromagnetic design of NoMoS, a neutron decay products momentum spectrometer

Oct 22, 2019, 5:25 PM
WHGA/001 - Auditorium (PSI)

WHGA/001 - Auditorium



Daniel Moser (Stefan-Meyer-Institut, OEAW)


The beta decay of the free neutron provides several probes to test the Standard Model of particle physics as well as to search for extensions thereof. NoMoS, the neutron decay products momentum spectrometer, presents a novel method of momentum spectroscopy: it utilizes the R × B drift effect to disperse charged particles dependent on their momentum in an uniformly curved magnetic field. The NoMoS spectrometer is designed to precisely measure momentum spectra and angular correlation coefficients in free neutron beta decay. We present recent developments in the electromagnetic design of the spectrometer.

Primary authors

Daniel Moser (Stefan-Meyer-Institut, OEAW) Mrs Raluca Jiglau (Stefan-Meyer-Institut, OEAW) Mr Waleed Khalid (Stefan-Meyer-Institut, OEAW) Dr Torsten Soldner Prof. Johann Zmeskal (Stefan-Meyer-Institut, OEAW) Dr Gertrud Konrad (Technische Universitat Wien, Atominstitut , 1020 Wien, Austria)

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