Ion Extraction and Counting System for Barium Tagging in Gaseous Xenon for the Enriched Xenon Observatory [thesis]

Maria Rozo Martinez
The Enriched Xenon Observatory is an experiment in the search of the neutrinoless double beta decay of 136 Xe. A positive observation and measurement of the decay rate would determine fundamental properties of the neutrinos, such as their nature (Majorana or Dirac) and their absolute mass scale. A liquid xenon time projection chamber is currently operating at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) in Carlsbad, NM; and a gaseous xenon TPC prototype is in a research and development stage at Carleton University.
doi:10.22215/etd/2014-10107 fatcat:vathod7ydvbmroogvp2eqt3jly