A superconducting beta spectrometer

L. D. Knutson, Gregory W. Severin, S. L. Cotter, Li Zhan, P. A. Voytas, E. A. George

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We have designed and constructed a superconducting beta spectrometer with a momentum resolution of about 2% and a peak solid angle of 0.5 sr. The performance of the spectrometer is described and the results of calibrations with line sources are presented.
Original languageEnglish
JournalReview of Scientific Instruments
Issue number7
Pages (from-to)073302
Number of pages11
Publication statusPublished - 2011
Externally publishedYes


  • Spectrometry
  • Superconductivity
  • Spectrometers
  • Line sources
  • Momentum resolutions
  • Solid angle

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