TRINAT: Measuring β-decay correlations with laser-trapped atoms

J. A. Behr, A. Gorelov, K. P. Jackson, M. R. Pearson, M. Anholm, T. Kong, R. S. Behling, B. Fenker, D. Melconian, D. Ashery, G. Gwinner

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TRIUMF's neutral atom trap for β decay (TRINAT) has been used to measure the most accurate β-ν correlation. Plans include improving that measurement, and also carrying out a full program of spin-polarized β decay correlation measurements complementary to the decay of the neutron

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)115-120
Number of pages6
JournalHyperfine Interactions
Issue number1-3
StatePublished - Jan 2014


  • Beta decay
  • Laser cooling
  • Weak interactions


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