List of relevant publications with authorship of our group members (summer 2012)

  • Search for Neutrinoless Double-Beta Decay in Xe-136 with EXO-200, M. Auger et al., Phys. Rev. Lett. 109 032505 (2012).
  • The EXO-200 Detector, part I: detector design and construction, J. Instr. 7 P05010 (2012).
  • A next generation measurement of the electric dipole moment of the neutron at the FRM II, I. Altarev et al., Il Nuovo Cimento 35 C 122 (2012).
  • Fundamental physics at the intensity frontier, J. L. Hewett et al., arXiv:1205-2671 (2012).
  • The bound beta-decay of the free neutron, J. Schoumin et al., AIP conf. Proc. 1441 432 (2012).
  • Xenon purity analysis for EXO-200 via mass spectroscopy, A. Dobi et al., Nucl. Instr. Meth. A 675 40 (2012).
  • First observation of high field seeking UCN spin states, M. Daum et al., Physics Letters B 704 (2011) 456.
  • Testing isotropy of the Universe using the Ramsey resonance technique on ultracold neutron spins, I. Altarev et al., Physica B 406 (2011) 2365.
  • Observation of Two-Neutrino Double-Beta Decay in Xe-136 with EXO-200, N. Ackerman et al., Phys. Rev. Lett., 107, 212501 (2012)
  • Die Materie-Antimatiere-Asymmetrie im Universum, P. Fierlinger, main article & cover page in ‘Sterne und Weltraum’, Spektrum der Wissenschaften Verlag, invited contribution (10/2011).
  • A magnetically-driven piston pump for ultra-clean applications, F. LePort et al., Rev. Sci. Instr. 82, 105114 (2011).
  • A Xenon Gas Purity Monitor for the EXO Experiment, Dobi et al., Nucl. Instr. Meth. A, 659, 215 (2011).
  • Production of ultracold neutrons from cryogenic H2, O2, C2H4, F. Atchison et al, Eur. Phys. Lett. 95 12001 (2011).
  • Testing isotropy of the universe using the Ramsey resonance technique on ultracold neutrons, I. Altarev et al. Physica B-Condensed Matter 406 2365 (2011).
  • New constraints on Lorentz invariance violation from the neutron electric dipole Moment, I. Altarev et at., Eur. Phys. J. 92, 51001 (2010).
  • An improved measurement of the electric dipole moment of the neutron, P. Fierlinger et al., Nucl. Phys. A 844, 47 (2010).
  • Towards a new measurement of the neutron electric dipole moment, I. Altarev et al., Nucl. Instr. Meth. A 611 133 (2009).
  • An improved measurement of the electric dipole moment of the neutron, I. Altarev et al., Nucl. Phys. A 844, 47 (2010).
  • An experiment to measure the bound-beta- decay of the free neutron, W. Schott et al., Hyperfine Interactions 193, 269 (2009).
  • Investigation of solid D2, O2 and CD4 for ultracold neutron production, F. Atchison et al., Nucl. Instr. Meth. A 611, 252 (2009). 
  • Characterization of large area APDs for the EXO-200 detector, R. Neilson et al., Nucl. Instr. Meth. A 608, 68 (2009). 
  • Neutron to mirror-neutron oscillations in the presence of mirror magnetic fields, I. Altarev et al., Phys. Rev. D 80, 032003 (2009).
  • Test of Lorentz invariance with spin precession of ultracold neutrons, I. Altarev et al., Phys. Rev. Lett. 103, 081602 (2009).
  • Transmission of very slow neutrons through material foils, F. Atchison et al., Nucl. Instr. Meth. A 608, 144 (2009).
  • A dielectric thin layer sensor for cryogenic environments, P. Fierlinger et al., Rev. Sci. Instr. 79, 1 (2008).
  • Surface characterization of diamond-like carbon for ultracold neutron storage, F. Atchison et al., Nucl. Instr. Meth. A 587 (2008) 82-88.
  • Systematic study of trace radioactive impurities in candidate construction materials for EXO-200, D. S. Leonard et al., Nucl. Instr. Meth. A 591, 490 (2008).
  • Loss- and spinflip probabilities for ultracold neutrons interacting with diamond-like carbon and beryllium surfaces, F. Atchison et al, Phys. Rev. C 76 44001 (2007).
  • Cold neutron energy dependent production of ultracold neutrons in solid deuterium, F. Atchison et al., Phys. Rev. Lett. 99 (2007) 262502.
  • Observation of single collisionally cooled trapped ions in a buffer gas, J. Wodin et al., Phys. Rev. A 76, 023404 (2007).
  • Measurement of the Fermi potential of diamondlike carbon and other materials, F. Atchison et al., Nucl. Instr. Meth. B 260 647 (2007).
  • A linear RFQ ion trap for the Enriched Xenon Observatory, B. Flatt et al., Nucl. Instr. Meth. A 578, 399 (2007).
  • Structural characterization of diamond-like carbon films for ultracold neutron applications, F. Atchison et al., Diamond and Rel. Mat. 16 334 (2007).
  • A liquid xenon ionization chamber in an all flouropolymer vessel, F. LePort et al., Nucl. Instr. Meth. A 578, 409 (2006).
  • Storage of ultracold neutrons in a volume coated with diamondlike carbon, F. Atchison et al., Phys. Rev. C 74 055501 (2006).
  • Diamond-like carbon can replace beryllium in physics with ultracold neutrons, F. Atchison et al., Phys. Lett. B 642 (2006) 24.
  • Diamond-like carbon coatings for Ultracold Neutron applications, T. Brys et al., Diamond and Rel. Mat. 15 928 (2006).
  • A Time-of-Flight Chopper for Ultracold Neutrons, P. Fierlinger et al., Nucl. Instr. Meth. A 557 (2006) 572.
  • Measured total cross sections of slow neutrons scattered by solid deuterium and implications for ultracold neutron sources, T. Brys et al., Phys. Rev. Lett. 95 182502 (2005).
  • First storage of ultracold neutrons in a volume formed of foils coated with diamond-like Carbon, F. Atchison et al., Phys. Lett. B 625 (2005) 19.
  • The simulation of ultracold neutron experiments using GEANT4, F. Atchison et al., Nucl. Instr. Meth. A 552 (2005) 513.
  • Magnetron-sputtered Be coatings as reflectors for ultracold neutrons, T. Brys et al., Nucl. Instr. Meth. A 551 (2005) 429.
  • Magnetic field stabilization by a Helmholtz-like coil configuration, T. Brys et al., http://ucn.web.psi.ch/papers/field_stab_NIM.pdf Nucl. Instr. Meth. A 554 (2005) 527.
  • A novel apparatus for the investigation of material properties for the storage of ultracold neutrons, T. Brys et al., Nucl. Instr. Meth. A 550(2005) 637.
  • Measured total cross section of slow neutrons scattered by gaseous and liquid 2H2, F. Atchison et al., Phys. Rev. Lett. 212502 (2005).
  • Production of ultra-cold neutrons from a cold neutron beam on a 2H2 target, F. Atchison et al., Phys. Rev. C 71, 054601 (2005).
  • On the use of lead/tin alloys as target material for the production of spallation neutrons, F. Atchison et al., Nucl. Instr. Meth. A, 539 (2005) 646.
  • Investigation of Solid D2 for UCN sources, F. Atchison et al., J. Res. Natl. Inst. Stand. Technol. 110, 491 (2005).
  • First Tests of 6Li Doped Glass Scintillators for Ultracold Neutron Detection, T. Lefort et al., J. Res. Natl. Inst. Stand. Technol. 110, 283 (2005).
  • Magnetic Field Stabilization for Magnetically Shielded Volumes by External Field Coils. F. Atchison et al., J. Res. Natl. Inst. Stand. Technol. 110, 173 (2005).
  • Measurement of the Loss and Depolarization Probability of UCN on Beryllium and Diamond Like Carbon Films. M. Daum et al., J. Res. Natl. Inst. Stand. Technol. 110, 279 (2005).
  • Neutron Lifetime Experiment Based on an Accordion-Like UCN Storage Volume Coated With "Low Temperature Fomblin". B. Yerozolimsky et al., J. Res. Natl. Inst. Stand. Technol. 110, 351 (2005).
  • An apparatus for the investigation of solid D2 with respect to ultra-cold neutron sources, K. Bodek et al., Nucl. Instr. Meth. A, 533 (2004) 491.
  • 6Li doped glass scintillators for ultra-cold neutron detection, G. Ban et al., IEEE Nucl. Sci. Symp.- Conf. Rec. 829 (2004).
  • Ortho-para equilibrium in a liquid D2 neutron moderator under irradiation, F. Atchison et al., Phys. Rev. B 68, 094114 (2003).