Background Processes in the Electrostatic Spectrometers of the KATRIN Experiment

Background Processes in the Electrostatic Spectrometers of the KATRIN Experiment

by Susanne Mertens

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783319376646
Publisher: Springer International Publishing
Publication date: 10/14/2016
Series: Springer Theses
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2014
Pages: 196
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

Abstract.- Introduction and objectives of the thesis.- Neutrino Physics.- The KATRIN experiment.- Monte Carlo simulation package.- Muon induced background.- Background due to Penning traps.- Background due to stored electrons following nuclear decays.- Background due to stored electrons following nuclear decays.- Conclusion.- Optimization of the spectrometer transmission properties with the air coil system.- Comparison of transmission measurements at the pre-spectrometer with Kassiopeia simulations.- Alternative methods of removing stored electrons.

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