New Possibilities in a Double Beta Decay Experiment Using Enriched 76Ge Inside of an Active Si(Li) Shielding

  • L. A. Popeko
  • A. V. Derbin
  • L. A. Kondurov
  • V. V. Martynov
  • H. V. Klapdor
  • J. Metzinger
Conference paper

Abstract

At present some direct neutrinoless double beta-decay experiments are in progress at a sensitivity level of 1023 y. The presently best limit for 76Ge of T 1/2 Oν ≥ 3.9·1023 y [1] corresponds to a Majorana neutrino mass mν ≤ 1 eV [2].

Keywords

Titanium Mercury Tral Germanium 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • L. A. Popeko
    • 1
  • A. V. Derbin
    • 1
  • L. A. Kondurov
    • 1
  • V. V. Martynov
    • 1
  • H. V. Klapdor
    • 2
  • J. Metzinger
    • 2
  1. 1.Leningrad Nuclear Physics InstituteGatchina, Leningrad districtRussian
  2. 2.Max-Planck-Institut für KernphysikHeidelbergGermany

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