A measurement of the neutron to 199Hg magnetic moment ratio

Afach, S, Baker, C A, Ban, G, Bison, G, Bodek, K, Burghoff, M, Chowdhuri, Z, Daum, M, Fertl, M, Franke, B, Geltenbort, P, Green, K, van der Grinten, M G D, Grujic, Z, Harris, P G, Heil, W, Hélaine, V, Henneck, R, Horras, M, Iaydjiev, P, Ivanov, S N, Kasprzak, M, Kermaïdic, Y, Kirch, K, Knecht, A, Koch, H -C, Krempel, J, Kuźniak, M, Lauss, B, Lefort, T, Lemière, Y, Mtchedlishvili, A, Naviliat-Cuncic, O, Pendlebury, J M, Perkowski, M, Pierre, E, Piegsa, F M, Pignol, G, Prashanth, P N, Quéméner, G, Rebreyend, D, Ries, D, Roccia, S, Schmidt-Wellenburg, P, Schnabel, A, Severijns, N, Shiers, D, Smith, K F, Voigt, J, Weis, A, Wyszynski, G, Zejma, J, Zenner, J and Zsigmond, G (2014) A measurement of the neutron to 199Hg magnetic moment ratio. Physics Letters B, 739. pp. 128-132. ISSN 0370-2693

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Abstract

The neutron gyromagnetic ratio has been measured relative to that of the 199Hg atom with an uncertainty of 0.8 ppm. We employed an apparatus where ultracold neutrons and mercury atoms are stored in the same volume and report the result γn/γHg=3.8424574(30).

Item Type: Article
Schools and Departments: School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences > Physics and Astronomy
Subjects: Q Science > QC Physics > QC0770 Nuclear and particle physics. Atomic energy. Radioactivity
Q Science > QC Physics > QC0770 Nuclear and particle physics. Atomic energy. Radioactivity > QC0793 Elementary particle physics
Depositing User: Philip Harris
Date Deposited: 05 Nov 2014 09:51
Last Modified: 07 Mar 2017 09:35
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/51038

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