International Workshop: Probing Fundamental Symmetries and Interactions with UCN

Europe/Berlin
JGU Mainz, Germany - Waldthausen Castle

JGU Mainz, Germany - Waldthausen Castle

Im Wald 1, 55257 Budenheim
Description

The aim of this workshop is to bring together leading international experts from both experiment and theory in the field of UCN physics to discuss present and future experiments with UCN as well as progress in UCN sources and instrumentation.

The list of topics of our workshop comprises the full range of fundamental physics searches with UCN and also related fields of fundamental physics with cold neutrons. The workshop will include both invited and contributed talks.

1st Circular
2nd Circular
3rd Circular
Abstracts
Timetable
Workshop Program
Participants
  • (Zievi) Ursin Solèr
  • Albert Young
  • Alexander Frank
  • Alexander Hollering
  • Alexander Saunders
  • Alexander Wunderle
  • Alexey Fomin
  • Anatoly Serebrov
  • Andreas Frei
  • Anton Scheuer
  • Bastian Märkisch
  • Bernhard Lauss
  • Chen-Yu Liu
  • Christian Duesing
  • Christian Schmidt
  • Christian Siemensen
  • Dieter Ries
  • Dirk Dubbers
  • Dominic Gaisbauer
  • Ekaterina Korobkina
  • Elise Wursten
  • Elvira Stuck-Kerth
  • Fabian Allmendiger
  • Florian Piegsa
  • Georg Bison
  • German Kulin
  • Gertrud Konrad
  • Geza Zsigmond
  • Gilles Ban
  • Hartmut Abele
  • Iurii Sobolev
  • Jan Haack
  • Jan Kahlenberg
  • Jan Peter Karch
  • Kazimierz Bodek
  • Kent Leung
  • Kevin Hickerson
  • Kim Ulrike Roß
  • Klaus Kirch
  • Laura Salvati
  • Leah Broussard
  • Malgorzata Kasprzak
  • Marcus Beck
  • Martin Gonzalez-Alonso
  • Matthew Musgrave
  • Michael Ramsey-Musolf
  • Naotaka Naganawa
  • Naoyuki Sumi
  • Nathal Severijns
  • Norbert Trautmann
  • Oliver Zimmer
  • Peter Geltenbort
  • Peter Koss
  • Petra Sach-Muth
  • Rahima Krini
  • Rainer Stoepler
  • Rajan Gupta
  • Robert Golub
  • Robert Pattie
  • Sei Ieki
  • Sergei Karpuk
  • Simon Slutsky
  • Stephan Wlokka
  • Takeyasu Ito
  • Thorsten Lauer
  • Tobias Reich
  • Victor Ezhov
  • Vira Bondar
  • Vitaliy Lyamkin
  • Werner Heil
  • Wolfgang Schreyer
  • Yasuhiro Masuda
  • Yuri Pokotilovski
  • Zhaowen Tang
  • Zurab Berezhiani
    • 09:00 12:15
      n-EDM I
      • 09:00
        Vice-president JGU Mainz (W. Hofmeister) 10m
      • 09:10
        Workshop Organizer (Werner Heil) 10m
      • 09:20
        Electric dipole moments: a look beyond the Standard Model 40m
        Speaker: Michael Ramsey-Musolf (UMass Amherst)
        Slides
      • 10:00
        Searches for the EDM of the neutron 40m
        Speaker: Klaus Kirch
        Slides
      • 10:40
        Coffee break 20m
      • 11:00
        Nucleon charges and probing novel CP violation via neutron EDM 25m
        Speaker: Rajan Gupta (LANL)
        Slides
      • 11:25
        Search for the EDM of the neutron at PSI 25m
        Speaker: Vira Bondar (PSI)
        Slides
      • 11:50
        New effort to develop an nEDM experiment at LANL 25m
        Speaker: Takeyasu Ito (LANL)
        Slides
    • 10:40 11:10
      Coffee break 30m
    • 12:15 14:00
      Lunch 1h 45m
    • 14:00 16:20
      n-EDM - II
      • 14:00
        Present status and future prospects of nEDM experiment of PNPI-ILL-PTI collaboration 25m
        Speaker: Anatoly Serebrov (PNPI Gatchina)
        Slides
      • 14:25
        Cryogenic magnetic shielding R&D for nEDM at SNS 25m
        Speaker: Simon Slutsky (Caltech Pasadena)
        Slides
      • 14:50
        An apparatus for studying UCN storage time at cryogenic temperatures for the SNS nEDM experiment 25m
        Speaker: Zhaowen Tang (LANL)
        Slides
      • 15:15
        Measurement cells of the SNS nEDM experiment 20m
        Speaker: Kent Leung (NCSU)
        Slides
      • 15:35
        The new magnetic field optimisation procedure of the nEDM experiment at PSI 20m
        Speaker: Elise Wursten (KU Leuven)
        Slides
      • 15:55
        Simulations for the nEDM@PSI project - The MCUCN and STARucn codes 25m
        Speaker: Geza Zsigmond (PSI)
        Slides
    • 16:20 16:50
      Coffee break 30m
    • 16:50 18:35
      n-EDM/magnetomaty and instrumentation

      Dedicated talks for technical, instrumentation, systematic details

      • 16:50
        Studies of perturbations of Larmor precession 25m
        Speaker: Robert Golub (NCSU)
        Slides
      • 17:15
        Magnetometry for next generation nEDM experiments 20m
        Speaker: Georg Bison (PSI)
        Slides
      • 17:35
        High sensitivity Cs sensors for magnetic field measurements in the nEDM experiment 20m
        Speaker: Malgorzata Kasprzak (KU Leuven)
        Slides
      • 17:55
        A Potassium magnetometry based current source for n2EDM 20m
        Speaker: Peter Koss (Ku Leuven)
        Slides
      • 18:15
        Precise measurements and shimming of magnetic field gradients in the low field regime 20m
        Speaker: Fabian Allmendinger (Univ. Heidelberg)
        Slides
    • 18:35 19:35
      Dinner 1h
    • 09:00 10:20
      n-lifetime I
      • 09:00
        Cosmological constraints on the neutron lifetime 40m
        Speaker: Laura Salvati
        Slides
      • 09:40
        Review of neutron lifetime experiments 40m
        Speaker: Anatoly Serebrov
        Slides
    • 10:20 10:50
      Coffee Break 30m
    • 10:50 12:30
      N-lifetime II
      • 10:50
        UCNtau: A precision neutron lifetime measurement using a magneto-gravitational trap 40m
        Speaker: Chen-Yu Liu (Indiana Univ.)
        Slides
      • 11:30
        Status of neutron lifetime experiment UCN magneto-gravitational trap made of permanent magnets 30m
        Speaker: Victor Ezhov (PNPI Gatchina)
        Slides
      • 12:00
        The neutron lifetime experiment tSPECT 30m
        Speaker: Marcus Beck (Univ. Mainz)
        Slides
    • 12:30 14:00
      Lunch 1h 30m
    • 14:00 16:05
      n-lifetime II
      • 14:00
        The neutron lifetime experiment PENeLOPE 25m
        Speaker: Wolfgang Schreyer (TU Munich)
        Slides
      • 14:25
        Self-triggering readout system for the neutron lifetime experiment PENeLOPE 25m
        Speaker: Dominic Gaisbauer (TU Munich)
        Slides
      • 14:50
        Measurement of neutron lifetime with pulsed cold neutron beams at J-PARC: Experimental apparatus and method 25m
        Speaker: Sei Ieki (Univ. Tokyo)
        Slides
      • 15:15
        Measurement of neutron lifetime with pulsed cold neutron beams at J-PARC: Analysis and Result 25m
        Speaker: Naoyuki Sumi (Univ. Tokyo)
        Slides
      • 15:40
        Leptoquarks and other new flavor violating currents in the lifetime and beta decay spectrum of UCN 25m
        Speaker: Kevin Hickerson (Caltech Pasadena)
        Slides
    • 16:05 16:35
      Coffee Break 30m
    • 16:35 18:35
      n-lifetime/systematics

      Dedicated talks for technical, instrumentation, systematic details

      • 16:35
        Neutron conversion and cascaded cooling in paramagnetic systems for a high-flux source of VCN 25m
        Speaker: Oliver Zimmer (ILL Grenoble)
        Slides
      • 17:00
        The experimental density of states and UCN loss coefficients of fluoropolymers at low temperatures 25m
        Speaker: Yuri Pokotilovski (JINR Dubna)
        Slides
      • 17:25
        Investigation of perfluorinated methylene oxide oligomers (PFMO) for UCN storage 20m
        Speaker: Christian Duesing (Univ. Mainz)
        Slides
      • 17:45
        Advanced UCN hardware for future experiments with ultracold neutrons 25m
        Speaker: Thorsten Lauer (Movatec GmbH Eching)
        Slides
      • 18:10
        Development of high position resolution neutron detector using fine-grained nuclear emulsion 25m
        Speaker: Naotaka Naganawa (Univ. Nagoya)
        Slides
    • 18:35 19:35
      Dinner 1h
    • 09:00 10:20
      Quantum bouncing, mirror matter, exotic couplings I
      • 09:00
        qBOUNCE - realization of a quantum bouncing ball gravity spectrometer 40m
        Speaker: Hartmut Abele (TU Vienna)
        Slides
      • 09:40
        Neutrons as a window to parallel world 40m
        Speaker: Zurab Berezhiani (Univ. of L`Aquila)
        Slides
    • 10:20 10:40
      Coffee Break 20m
    • 10:40 12:40
      Quantum bouncing, mirror matter, exotic couplings II
      • 10:40
        Neutron-mirror neutron regeneration experiment 25m
        Speaker: Zurab Berezhiani (Univ. of L´Aquila)
        Slides
      • 11:05
        Experiment on search for neutron-antineutron oscillations using a projected UCN source at the WWR-M reactor 25m
        Speaker: Alexey Fomin (PNPI Gatchina)
        Slides
      • 11:30
        Tests of the weak equivalence principle with UCNs 25m
        Speaker: Alexander Frank (JINR Dubna)
        Slides
      • 11:55
        The neutron charge experiment in Mainz 25m
        Speaker: Christian Siemensen (Univ. Mainz)
        Slides
      • 12:20
        Diffraction of UCN by a moving grating and TOF Fourier spectrometry as the basis for gravity experiments 20m
        Speaker: German Kulin (JINR Dubna)
        Slides
    • 12:40 14:00
      Lunch 1h 20m
    • 14:00 19:00
      Visit Mainz and TRIGA
    • 19:00 22:00
      Dinner (social event)

      with wine tasting and after dinner speach

    • 09:00 10:20
      Decay correlations I
      • 09:00
        Neutron decay correlations in the standard model and beyond 40m
        Speaker: Dirk Dubbers (Univ. Heidelberg)
        Slides
      • 09:40
        Physics beyond the standard model from neutron beta decay correlations at LANSCE 40m
        Speaker: Leah Broussard (LANL)
        Slides
    • 10:20 10:50
      Coffee Break 30m
    • 10:50 12:30
      Decay correlations II
      • 10:50
        Probing non-standard charged-current interactions: from UCN to the LHC 40m
        Speaker: Martin Gonzales-Alonso (IPN-Lyon)
        Slides
      • 11:30
        The proton electron radiation channel experiment (PERC) 30m
        Speaker: Bastian Märkisch (TU Munich)
      • 12:00
        The aSPECT experiment - an overview and latest results 30m
        Speaker: Alexander Wunderle (Univ. Mainz)
        Slides
    • 12:30 14:00
      Lunch 1h 30m
    • 14:00 15:55
      Decay correlations III and UCN-sources I
      • 14:00
        NoMoS: Beyond the standard model physics in neutron decay 25m
        Speaker: Gertrud Konrad (SMI Vienna)
        Slides
      • 14:25
        Impact of the transverse electron polarization related neutron beta decay correlations in the LHC era 25m
        Speaker: Kazimierz Bodek (Univ. Krakow)
        Slides
      • 14:50
        A cold neutron beam facility for particle physics at the ESS 25m
        Speaker: Bastian Märkisch (TU Munich)
      • 15:15
        A brief overview of ultracold neutron source development and some points of personal interest 40m
        Speaker: Albert Young (NCSU)
        Slides
    • 15:55 16:25
      Coffee Break 30m
    • 16:25 18:25
      UCN-sources II

      Dedicated talks for technical, instrumentation, systematic details

      • 16:25
        The ultracold and very cold neutron facility PF2 at ILL in Grenoble, France 25m
        Speaker: Peter Geltenbort (ILL Grenoble)
      • 16:50
        The ultracold neutron facility at the Paul Scherrer Institute 25m
        Speaker: Bernhard Lauss (PSI)
        Slides
      • 17:15
        Sources for ultracold neutrons: a world-wide comparison 20m
        Speaker: Dieter Ries (PSI)
        Slides
      • 17:35
        Upgrades to the ultracold neutron source at Los Alamos Neutron Science Center 25m
        Speaker: Robert Pattie (LANL)
        Slides
      • 18:00
        Status of the UCN source at beamport D of the research reactor TRIGA Mainz 25m
        Speaker: Iurii Sobolev (Univ. Mainz)
        Slides
    • 18:25 19:25
      Dinner 1h
    • 09:00 10:30
      UCN-sources III

      Invited speakers

      • 09:00
        Neutron EDM Measurement with Spallation UCN Source of He-II 30m
        Speaker: Yasuhiro Masuda (KEK)
        Slides
      • 09:30
        Design and results of cryogenic commissioning tests of the PULSTAR UCN source 30m
        Speaker: Ekaterina Korobkina (NCSU)
        Slides
      • 10:00
        Ultracold neutrons at the FRM II 30m
        Speaker: Andreas Frei (TU Munich)
    • 10:30 10:50
      Coffee Break 20m
    • 10:50 12:30
      UCN-sources IV
      • 10:50
        UCN source with superfluid helium at WWR-M reactor 25m
        Speaker: Vitaliy Lyamkin (PNPI Gatchina)
        Slides
      • 11:15
        Irradiation effects on solid Deuterium 25m
        Speaker: Stephan Wlokka (TU Munich)
        Slides
      • 11:40
        A new ultracold neutron source at the TRIGA Mainz 25m
        Speaker: Alexander Hollering (TU Munich)
        Slides
      • 12:05
        Concluding remarks 10m
        Speaker: Marcus Beck (Univ. Mainz)
    • 12:30 14:00
      Lunch 1h 30m
    • 14:00 14:30
      End of workshop
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