Papers

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2017:

 
Losses and depolarization of ultracold neutrons on neutron guide and storage materials, Phys. Rev. C 96 (2017) 035205 url
Active compensation of magnetic field distortions based on vector spherical harmonics field description, AIP Advances 7 (2017) 035216 url
Comparison of ultracold neutron sources for fundamental physics measurements, Phys. Rev. C 95 (2017) 045503 url
Characterization of a scintillating lithium glass ultra-cold neutron detector, Eur. Phys. J. A (2017) 53 url

2016:

 
Ultracold neutron detection with 6Li-doped glass scintillators, Eur. Phys. J. A (2016) 52 url
An ultracold neutron storage bottle for UCN density measurements, Nucl. Instr. Meth. A 830 (2016) 449 url
Time-of-flight Fourier UCN spectrometer, Nucl. Instr. Meth. A 819 (2016) 67 url
Spectroscopy of ultracold neutrons diffracted by a moving grating, Phys. Rev. A 93 (2016) 033606 url
A prestorage method to measure neutron transmission of ultracold neutron guides, Nucl. Instr. Meth. A 807 (2016) 30 url

2015:

 
Gravitational depolarization of ultracold neutrons: Comparison with data, Phys. Rev. D 92 (2015) 052008 url
Experimental study of ultracold neutron production in pressurized superfluid helium, Phys. Rev. C 92 (2015) 024004 url
Observation of gravitationally induced vertical striation of polarized ultracold neutrons by spin-echo spectroscopy, Phys. Rev. Lett. 115 (2015) 162502 url
A Revised Experimental Upper Limit on the Electric Dipole Moment of the Neutron, Phys. Rev. D 92 (2015) 092003 url
A device for simultaneous spin analysis of ultracold neutrons, Eur. Phys. J. A 51 (2015) 143 url
Measurement of a false electric dipole moment signal from 199Hg atoms exposed to an inhomogeneous magnetic field, Eur. Phys. J. D 69 (2015) 225 url
Design and performance of an absolute 3He/Cs magnetometer, Eur. Phys. J. D 69 (2015) 202 url
A sensitive and accurate atomic magnetometer based on free spin precession, Eur. Phys. J. D 69 (2015) 135 url
Measurement of the formation rate of muonic hydrogen molecules, Phys. Rev. C 91 (2015) 055502 url
Highly stable atomic vector magnetometer based on free spin precession, Optics Express 23 (2015) 22108 url
Constraining interactions mediated by axion-like particles with ultracold neutrons, Physics Letters B (2015) 58 url
Neutron production and thermal moderation at the PSI UCN source, Nucl. Instr. Meth. A 777 (2015) 20 url

2014:

 
Measurement of the parameter xi '' in polarized muon decay and implications on exotic couplings of the leptonic weak interaction, Phys. Rev. D 90, 112003 (2014) url
Muon Cooling: Longitudinal Compression, Phys. Rev. Lett. 112, 224801 (2014) url
A measurement of the neutron to 199Hg magnetic moment ratio, Physics Letters B PLB 739 (2014) 128 url
A high-pressure hydrogen time projection chamber for the MuCap experiment, The European Physical Journal A 50 (2014) 163 url
Dynamic stabilization of the magnetic field surrounding the neutron electric dipole moment spectrometer at PSI, J. of Appl. Phys. 116 (2014) 084510 url
Muon Cooling: Longitudinal Compression, Phys. Rev. Lett. 112 (2014) 224801 url
Transmission of ultra-cold neutrons through guides coated with materials of high optical potential, Nucl. Instr. Meth. A 741 (2014) 71 url
Copper coated carbon fiber reinforced plastics for high and ultra high vacuum applications, Vacuum, Volume 101, print 2014 (2013) url

2013:

 
Experimental study of 199Hg spin anti-relaxation coatings, Applied Physics B 03 August (2013) url
Neues aus der zweiten Familie - Präzisionsmessung der Myon-Lebensdauer, Physik in unserer Zeit 44, 180 (2013) url
Detailed report of the MuLan measurement of the positive muon lifetime and determination of the Fermi constant, Phys. Rev. D 87, 052003 (2013) url
Measurement of Muon Capture on the Proton to 1% Precision and Determination of the Pseudoscalar Coupling gP, Phys. Rev. Lett. 110, 012504 (2013) url
An endoscopic detector for ultracold neutrons, Eur. Phys. J. A 49:9 (2013) url

2012:

 
Muonium Emission into Vacuum from Mesoporous Thin Films at Cryogenic Temperatures, Phys. Rev. Lett. 108 (2012) 143401 url
A low-pass velocity filter for ultracold neutrons, Nucl. Instr. Meth. A 675 (2012) 103 url

2011:

 
First observation of trapped high-field seeking ultracold neutron spin states,Phys. Lett. B 704 (2011) 456 url
Production of ultracold neutrons from cryogenic D2,O2, and CD4 converters, EPL 95 (2011) 12001 url
Measurement of parity-violating gamma-ray asymmetry in the capture of polarized cold neutrons on protons, Phys. Rev. C 83 (2011) 015505 url
Measurement of the Positive Muon Lifetime and Determination of the Fermi Constant to Part-per-Million Precision, Phys. Rev. Lett 106 (2011) 041803 url
Exploring the low-energy precision frontier, CERN Courier, Feb 23 (2011) url

2010:

 
New constraints on Lorentz invariance violation from the neutron electric dipole moment, EPL 92 (2010) 51001 url
An efficient gravitational spectrometer for ultracold neutrons, Nucl. Instr. Meth. A 624 (2010) 168 url
Compact storage ring to search for the muon electric dipole moment, J. Phys. G: Nucl. Part. Phys. 37 (2010) 085001 url
Diffuse reflection of ultracold neutrons from low roughness surfaces, Eur. Phys. J. A 44 (2010) 23 url
Cubic boron nitride: A new prospective material for ultracold neutron application, Nucl. Instr. Meth. A 614 (2010) 461 url
Ultracold neutrons-physics and production, Nuclear Physics News Volume 20, Issue 1 (2010) 17 url

2009:

 
Test of Lorentz Invariance with Spin Precession of Ultracold Neutrons, Phys. Rev. Lett. 103 (2009) 081602 url
Neutron to mirror-neutron oscillations in the presence of mirror magnetic fields, Phys. Rev. D 80 (2009) 032003 url
New aspects for high-intensity neutron beam production, Nucl. Instr. Meth. A 608 (2009) 434 url
A compact, large-diameter adiabatic spin flipper for ultracold neutrons, Nucl. Instr. Meth. A 608 (2009) 132 url
Transmission of very slow neutrons through material foils and its influence on the design of ultracold neutron sources, Nucl. Instr. Meth. A 608 (2009) 144 url
Measurement of the Transverse Polarization of Electrons Emitted in Free-Neutron Decay, Phys. Rev. Lett. 102 (2009) 172301 url
Neutron radiation hardness of vacuum compatible two-component adhesives, Nucl. Instr. Meth. A 602 (2009) 552 url

2008:

 
Storage of ultracold neutrons in high resistivity, non-magnetic materials with high Fermi potential, Nucl. Instr. Meth. A 597 (2008) 222 url
Neutron velocity distribution from a superthermal solid H-2(2) ultracold neutron source, European Physical Journal A 37 (2008) 9 url
Cold neutron energy dependent production of ultracold neutrons in solid deuterium, Phys. Rev. Lett. 101 (2008) 189902 url
Direct Experimental Verification of Neutron Acceleration by the Material Optical Potential of Solid 2H2, Phys. Rev. Lett. 100 (2008) 014801 url
Surface characterization of diamond-like carbon for ultracold neutron storage, Nucl. Instr. Meth. A 587 (2008) 82 url

2007:

 
Cold neutron energy dependent production of ultracold neutrons in solid deuterium, Phys. Rev. Lett. 99 (2007) 262502 url
Direct experimental limit on neutron -- mirror-neutron oscillations, Phys. Rev. Lett. 99 (2007) 161603 url
Loss and spinflip probabilities for ultracold neutrons interacting with diamondlike carbon and beryllium surfaces, Phys. Rev. C 76 (2007) 044001 url
Measurement of the Fermi potential of diamond-like carbon and other materials, Nucl. Instr. Meth. B 260 (2007) 647 url
Diamond-like carbon coated ultracold neutron guides, Appl. Surf. Sc. 253 (2007) 8245 url
Structural characterization of diamond-like carbon films for ultracold neutron applications, Diamond and Rel. Mat. 16 (2007) 334 url

2006:

 
Storage of ultracold neutrons in a volume coated with diamonlike carbon, Phys. Rev. C 74 (2006) 055501 url
Diamondlike carbon can replace beryllium in physics with ultracold neutrons, Phys. Lett. B 642 (2006) 24 url
Diamond-like carbon coatings for Ultracold Neutron applications, Diamond and Rel. Mat. 15 (2006) 928 url
The spallation target of the ultra-cold neutron source UCN at PSI, Nucl. Instr. Meth. A 564 (2006) 51 url
A time-of-flight chopper for ultracold neutrons, Nucl. Instr. Meth. A 557 (2006) 572 url

2005:

 
Measured total cross sections of slow neutrons scattered by solid deuterium and implications for ultra-cold neutron sources, Phys. Rev. Lett. 95 (2005) 182502 url
The simulation of ultracold neutron experiments using GEANT4, Nucl. Instr. Meth. A 552 (2005) 513 url
Magnetic field stabilization for magnetically shielded volumes by external field coils, Nucl. Instr. Meth. A 554 (2005) 527 url
Magnetron-sputtered Be coatings as reflectors for ultracold neutrons, Nucl. Instr. Meth. A 551 (2005) 429 url
First storage of ultracold neutrons using foils coated with diamond-like carbon, Phys. Lett. B 625 (2005) 19 url
A novel apparatus for the investigation of material properties for the storage of ultracold neutrons, Nucl. Instr. Meth. A 550 (2005) 637 url
Measured total cross sections of slow neutrons scattered by gaseous and liquid D2, Phys. Rev. Lett. 94 (2005) 212502 url
Production of ultra-cold neutrons from a cold neutron beam on a D2 target, Phys. Rev. C 71 (2005) 054601 url
A fast kicker magnet for the PSI 600 MeV proton beam to the PSI ultracold neutron source, Nucl. Instr. Meth. A 541 (2005) 598 url
On the use of Lead/Tin alloys as target material for the production of spallation neutrons, Nucl. Instr. Meth. A 539 (2005) 646 url

2004:

 
Spallation yields of neutrons produced in thick lead/bismuth targets by protons at incident energies of 420 and 590 MeV, Nucl. Instr. Meth. B 217 (2004) 202 url
An apparatus for the investigation of solid D2 with respect to ultra-cold neutron sources, Nucl. Instr. Meth. A 533 (2004) 491 url
Ortho-para equilibrium in a liquid D2 neutron moderator under irradiation, Phys. Rev. B 68 (2003) 094114 url
Low energy heating of ultracold neutrons during their storage in material bottles, Phys. Lett. A 309 (2003) 218 url

Proceedings

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The Virtue of Precision Particle Physics, Proc. 2nd Int. Symp. Science at J-PARC - Unlocking the Mysteries of Life, Matter and the Universe, JPS Conf. Proc. , 001003 (2015) url
Lorentz invariance violation in weak interaction: search for effects in beta decay of polarized neutrons, 10th Latin American Symposium on Nuclear Physics and Applications, PoS XLASNPA 029 (2014) url
Ultracold Neutron Production at the Second Spallation Target of the Paul Scherrer Institute, Proceedings of the ESS Science Symposium on Neutron Particle Physics at Long Pulse Spallation Sources 2013, Physics Procedia, Volume 51, pp 98–101 , 2014) url
EDM searches, Proceedings of the 11th Conference on the intersections of particle and nuclear physics (CIPANP 2012), AIP Conference Proceedings, Volume 1560, pp. 90-94 (2013) url
Fundamental Physics at the Intensity Frontier, Proceedings of the 2011 workshop on Fundamental Physics at the Intensity Frontier, arXiv:1205.2671 [hep-ex] (2012) pdf
Startup of the high-intensity ultracold neutron source at the Paul Scherrer Institute, 19th Particles and Nuclei International Conference (PANIC11), AIP Conf. Proc. 1441, 576-578 (2012) url
Testing isotropy of the universe using the Ramsey resonance technique on ultracold neutron spins, 8th International Workshop on Polarised Neutrons for Condensed Matter Investigation, Physica B: Condensed Matter Volume 406, Pages 2365–2369 (2011) url
Proceedings - PSI2010 Edited by Klaus Kirch, Bernhard Lauss and Stefan Ritt, 2nd International Workshop on the Physics of fundamental Symmetries and Interactions - PSI2010, Physics Procedia, Volume 17 (2011) url
The search for the neutron electric dipole moment at the Paul Scherrer Institute, 2nd International Workshop on the Physics of fundamental Symmetries and Interactions - PSI2010, Physics Procedia, Volume 17, Pages 159-167 (2011) url
MC calculations for the nEDM experiment systematics, 2nd International Workshop on the Physics of fundamental Symmetries and Interactions - PSI2010, Physics Procedia, Volume 17, Pages 259-267 (2011) url
Startup of the high-intensity ultracold neutron source at the Paul Scherrer Institute, International Conference on Exotic Atoms 2011, Hyperfine Interactions 203 (2011) url
Commissioning of the new high-intensity ultracold neutron source at the Paul Scherrer Institut, International Nuclear Physics Conference 2010, J. Phys.: Conf. Ser. 312 (2011) 052005 url
Status of the ultracold neutron source at PSI, 19th meeting on Collaboration of Advanced Neutron Sources ICANS 2010, PSI-Proceedings 10-01 ISSN-Nr. 1019-6447, July 2010 pdf
Neutron optics simulations for the UCN source and nEDM projects at PSI, 19th meeting on Collaboration of Advanced Neutron Sources ICANS 2010, PSI-Proceedings 10-01 ISSN-Nr. 1019-6447, July 2010 pdf

Theses

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D. Ries, Dissertation, ETH Zürich, 2016 url
V. Helaine, Dissertation, Université de Caen Basse-Normandie, 2014 url
J. Zenner, Dissertation, Universität Mainz, 2013 url
B. Franke, Dissertation, ETH Zürich, 2013 url
M. Fertl, Dissertation, ETH Zürich, 2013 url
M. Horras, Dissertation, ETH Zürich, 2012 url
L. Goeltl, Dissertation, ETH Zürich, 2012 url
E. Pierre, Dissertation, Université de Caen, 2012 url
A. Knecht, Dissertation, Universität Zürich, 2009 url
M. Kasprzak, Dissertation, Universität Wien, 2008 pdf
L. Göltl-Simmenauer, Diploma Thesis, Universities Heidelberg & Mainz, 2008 pdf
M. Kuzniak, Dissertation, Jagiellonian University, 2008 pdf
S. Heule, Dissertation, Universität Zürich, 2008 url
T. Brys, Dissertation, ETH Zürich, 2007 pdf
P. Fierlinger, Dissertation, Universität Zürich, 2005 pdf
M. Kasprzak, Diploma Thesis, Jagiellonian University, 2004 pdf
C. Wermelinger, Diploma Thesis, ETH Zürich, 2004 pdf