Verification of the compound nuclear model for T-violation search

T. Yamamoto, H. M. Shimizu, K. Ishizaki, Y. Niinomi, M. Kitaguchi, S. Takada, J. Koga, S. Makise, T. Yoshioka, A. Kimura, K. Sakai, T. Oku, T. Okudaira, S. Endo, Y. Tani, H. Fujioka, H. Yoshikawa, K. Hirota, T. Shima

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Abstract

Large sources of parity violation have been observed in compound nuclear reactions. These enhancements are described by the compound nuclear model, which can be used to describe the angular correlation of γ-rays produced in (n; γ) reactions in medium-heavy nuclei. It has also been suggested that these same reactions could lead to a similar enhancement in time reversal violating processes. Therefore, we are interested in verifying the compound nuclear model by studying the (n; γ) reaction using polarized neutrons. In this paper, we discuss the installation and characterization of a neutron polarizer used in the (n; γ) measurement with transversely polarized neutrons.

Original languageEnglish
Article number042
JournalProceedings of Science
Volume356
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2019
Externally publishedYes
Event4th KMI International Symposium on "Quest for the Origin of Particles and the Universe", KMI 2019 - Nagoya, Japan
Duration: Feb 18 2019Feb 20 2019

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    Yamamoto, T., Shimizu, H. M., Ishizaki, K., Niinomi, Y., Kitaguchi, M., Takada, S., Koga, J., Makise, S., Yoshioka, T., Kimura, A., Sakai, K., Oku, T., Okudaira, T., Endo, S., Tani, Y., Fujioka, H., Yoshikawa, H., Hirota, K., & Shima, T. (2019). Verification of the compound nuclear model for T-violation search. Proceedings of Science, 356, [042]. https://doi.org/10.22323/1.356.0042