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ID: 544824.0, MPI für Physik / MPI für Physik
The CERN axion solar telescope (CAST)
Authors:Aalseth, C. E.; Arik, E.; Autiero, D.; Avignone, F. T.; Barth, K.; Bowyer, S. M.; Brauninger, H.; Brodzinski, R. L.; Carmona, J. M.; Cebrian, S.; Celebi, G.; Cetin, S.; Collar, J. I.; Creswick, R.; Delbart, A.; Delattre, M.; Di Lella, L.; de Oliveira, R.; Eleftheriadis, C.; Erduran, N.; Fanourakis, G.; Farach, H. A.; Fiorini, C.; Geralis, T.; Giomataris, I.; Girard, T. A.; Gninenko, S. N.; Golubev, N. A.; Hasinoff, M.; Hoffmann, D.; Irastorza, I. G.; Jacoby, J.; Jeanneau, F.; Knopf, M. A.; Kovzelev, A. V.; Kotthaus, R.; Krcmar, M.; Krecak, Z.; Lakic, B.; Liolios, A.; Ljubicic, A.; Lutz, G.; Longoni, A.; Luzon, G.; Mailov, A.; Matveev, V. A.; Miley, H. S.; Morales, A.; Morales, J.; Mutterer, M.; Nikolaidis, A.; Nussinov, S.; Ortiz, A.; Pitts, W. K.; Placci, A.; Postoev, V. E.; Raffelt, G.; Riege, H.; Sampietro, M.; Sarsa, M.; Savvidis, I.; Stipcevic, M.; Thomas, C. W.; Thompson, R. C.; Valko, P.; Villar, J. A.; Villierme, B.; Walckiers, L.; Wilcox, W.; Zachariadou, K.; Zioutas, K.
Date of Publication (YYYY-MM-DD):2002
Title of Journal:Nuclear Physics B - Proceedings Supplements
Journal Abbrev.:Nucl.Phys.B (Proc.Suppl.)
Issue / Number:110
Start Page:85
End Page:87
Audience:Not Specified
Intended Educational Use:No
Abstract / Description:A decommissioned LHC test magnet is being prepared as the CERN Axion Solar Telescope (CAST) experiment. The magnet has a field of 9.6 Tesla and length of 10 meters. It is being mounted on a platform to track the sun over $\pm 8^\circ$ vertically and $\pm 45^\circ$, horizontally. A sensitivity in axion-photon coupling $g_{\alpha\gamma\gamma} < 5 \times 10^{-11}$ GeV$^{-1}$ can be reached for $m_\alpha \le 10^{-2}$ eV, and with a gas filled tube-can reach $g_{\alpha\gamma\gamma} \le 10^{-10}$ GeV$^{-1}$ for axion masses $m_\alpha < 2$ eV.
Classification / Thesaurus:CAST
External Publication Status:published
Document Type:Conference-Paper
Communicated by:N.N.
Affiliations:MPI für Physik
Identifiers:LOCALID:MPP-2002-105
URL:http://publications.mppmu.mpg.de/?action=search&mp...
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