A precision neutron lifetime measurement using Ultracold neutrons in a magneto-gravitational trap.

UCNtau Experiment

Home

Design

Subsystems

Publications

Meetings & talks

Collaboration

Resources

Experiment Subsystems


Magnet system

  • Halbach array
  • Holding field coils
  • AFP magnet + spin flipper

UCN source & guide system

  • SD2 source
  • UCN guides
  • Trap-door assembly

Detector system

  • Neutron detector: V foil detector
  • N0 monitor
  • Neutron upscattering monitor (in situ)

DAQ + Slow control system

  • Data acquisition system
  • Slow control system

Simulations

  • Geant4UCN
  • Geant4 detector
  • spin tracking

last updated by C.-Y. Liu, 04/16/2014