Prospects for neutron-antineutron transition search

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Presently-available sources of free neutrons can allow an improvement in the discovery potential of a neutron-antineutron transition search by four orders of magnitude as compared to that of the most recent reactor-based search experiment performed at ILL in Grenoble. This would be equivalent to a characteristic neutron-antineutron transition time limit of >10{sup 10} seconds. With future dedicated neutron-source Facilities, with further progress in cold-neutron- moderator techniques, and with a vertical experiment layout, the discovery potential could ultimately be pushed by another factor of {approximately}100 corresponding to a characteristic transition time limit of {approximately}10{sup 11} seconds. Prospects for, and relative merits ... continued below

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Kamyshkov, Y. December 31, 1996.

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  • Kamyshkov, Y. Tennessee Univ., Knoxville, TN (United States). Dept. of Physics

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Presently-available sources of free neutrons can allow an improvement in the discovery potential of a neutron-antineutron transition search by four orders of magnitude as compared to that of the most recent reactor-based search experiment performed at ILL in Grenoble. This would be equivalent to a characteristic neutron-antineutron transition time limit of >10{sup 10} seconds. With future dedicated neutron-source Facilities, with further progress in cold-neutron- moderator techniques, and with a vertical experiment layout, the discovery potential could ultimately be pushed by another factor of {approximately}100 corresponding to a characteristic transition time limit of {approximately}10{sup 11} seconds. Prospects for, and relative merits of, a neutron-antineutron oscillation search in intranuclear transitions are also discussed.

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  • International workshop on future prospects of baryon instability search in p-decay and n-n oscillation experiments, Oak Ridge, TN (United States), 28-30 Mar 1996

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  • Report No.: CONF-9603180--3
  • Grant Number: AC05-96OR22464
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 437777
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Kamyshkov, Y. Prospects for neutron-antineutron transition search, article, December 31, 1996; Tennessee. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc684756/: accessed December 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.