Presentation Open Access

KATRIN: Toward a High-Precision Neutrino-Mass Determination with Tritium

Parno, Diana


JSON-LD (schema.org) Export

{
  "description": "<p>Twenty years after the discovery of neutrino oscillations established non-zero neutrino mass, the absolute neutrino-mass scale remains unknown. The KArlsruhe TRItium Neutrino experiment (KATRIN) is designed to improve the current direct limit on this mass scale by an order of magnitude, with a projected sensitivity of 0.2 eV/c<sup>2</sup> at the 90% confidence level. To achieve this, KATRIN will perform high-precision spectroscopy of the endpoint region of the tritium beta-decay spectrum, using a high-intensity, windowless gaseous tritium source and a high-resolution electrostatic spectrometer. In this talk, I will review the theoretical basis for a tritium-based neutrino-mass measurement; explore some of the experimental challenges addressed by the KATRIN collaboration; and share early results from the commissioning of the experiment, including KATRIN&#39;s first tritium runs.</p>", 
  "license": "https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/legalcode", 
  "creator": [
    {
      "affiliation": "Carnegie Mellon University", 
      "@type": "Person", 
      "name": "Parno, Diana"
    }
  ], 
  "url": "https://zenodo.org/record/1287933", 
  "datePublished": "2018-06-07", 
  "@type": "PresentationDigitalDocument", 
  "@context": "https://schema.org/", 
  "identifier": "https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.1287933", 
  "@id": "https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.1287933", 
  "workFeatured": {
    "url": "https://www.mpi-hd.mpg.de/nu2018/", 
    "alternateName": "Neutrino 2018", 
    "location": "Heidelberg, Germany", 
    "@type": "Event", 
    "name": "XXVIII International Conference on Neutrino Physics and Astrophysics"
  }, 
  "name": "KATRIN: Toward a High-Precision Neutrino-Mass Determination with Tritium"
}
942
713
views
downloads
All versions This version
Views 942887
Downloads 713708
Data volume 8.2 GB8.0 GB
Unique views 897847
Unique downloads 569565

Share

Cite as