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Volume 294 - The 3rd International Symposium on “Quest for the Origin of Particles and the Universe" (KMI2017) - Poster Presentations
Measurement of neutron scattering from noble gas to search for a short-range unknown force
O. Noriko,* H.M. Shimizu, K. Hirota, M. Kitaguchi, C. C. Haddock, W. M. Snow, T. Yoshioka, S. Matsumoto, K. Mishima, T. Ino, T. Shima
*corresponding author
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Pre-published on: 2017 November 22
Published on: 2017 November 24
We are searching for an unknown force that could couple to mass using neutron scattering from a noble gas. The neutron is a chargeless massive particle with a long lifetime, which consequently is suitable for the precision measurement of a small interaction with a range of the order of 1nm by measurements of the momentum transfer distribution. We measured neutron scattering at the low-divergence beam branch on the BL05 NOP beamline in the Materials and Life Science Experimental Facility (MLF) at the Japan Proton Accelerator Research Complex (J-PARC). We report recent experimental data.
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