EDM: Neutron electric dipole moment measurement

Peter Fierlinger

Abstract


An electric dipole moment (EDM) of the neutron would be a clear sign of new physics beyond the standard model of particle physics. The search for this phenomenon is considered one of the most important experiments in fundamental physics and could provide key information on the excess of matter versus antimatter in the universe. With high measurement precision, this experiment aims to ultimately achieve a sensitivity of 10-28 ecm, a 100-fold improvement in the sensitivity compared to the state-of-the-art. The EDM instrument is operated by an international collaboration based at the Technische Universität München.


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Cite article as: Heinz Maier-Leibnitz Zentrum et al. (2015). EDM: Neutron electric dipole moment measurement. Journal of large-scale research facilities, 1, A45. http://dx.doi.org/10.17815/jlsrf-1-47




DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.17815/jlsrf-1-47

URN: http://nbn-resolving.de/urn:nbn:de:0001-jlsrf-1-47-9

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