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Neutron electric dipole moment and possibilities of increasing accuracy of experiments

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The paper reports the results of an experiment on searching for the neutron electric dipole moment (EDM), performed on the ILL reactor (Grenoble, France). The double-chamber magnetic resonance spectrometer (Petersburg Nuclear Physics Institute (PNPI)) with prolonged holding of ultra cold neutrons has been used. Sources of possible systematic errors are analyzed, and their influence on the measurement results is estimated. The ways and prospects of increasing accuracy of the experiment are discussed.

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Original Russian Text © A.P. Serebrov, E.A. Kolomenskiy, A.N. Pirozhkov, I.A. Krasnoshchekova, A.V. Vasiliev, A.O. Polyushkin, M.S. Lasakov, A.N. Murashkin, V.A. Solovey, A.K. Fomin, I.V. Shoka, O.M. Zherebtsov, E.B. Aleksandrov, S.P. Dmitriev, N.A. Dovator, P. Geltenbort, S.N. Ivanov, O. Zimmer, 2016, published in Kristallografiya, 2016, Vol. 61, No. 1, pp. 142–151.

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Serebrov, A.P., Kolomenskiy, E.A., Pirozhkov, A.N. et al. Neutron electric dipole moment and possibilities of increasing accuracy of experiments. Crystallogr. Rep. 61, 129–138 (2016). https://doi.org/10.1134/S1063774516010193

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Keywords

  • Leakage Current
  • Crystallography Report
  • Electric Dipole Moment
  • Neutron Electric Dipole Moment
  • Storage Chamber