Conceptual design of the International Axion Observatory (IAXO)

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Conceptual design of the International Axion Observatory (IAXO). / Armengaud, E.; Avignone, F. T.; Betz, M.; Brax, P.; Brun, P. G.; Cantatore, G.; Carmona, J. M.; Carosi, G. P.; Caspers, F.; Caspi, S.; Cetin, S. A.; Chelouche, D.; Christensen, Finn Erland; Dael, A.; Dafni, T.; Davenport, M.; Derbin, A. V.; Desch, K.; Diago, A.; Döbrich, B.; Dratchnev, I.; Dudarev, A.; Eleftheriadis, C.; Fanourakis, G.; Ferrer-Ribas, E.; Galán, J.; García, J. A.; Garza, J. G.; Geralis, T.; Gimeno, B.; Giomataris, I.; Gninenko, S.; Gómez, H.; González-Díaz, D.; Guendelman, E.; Hailey, C. J.; Hiramatsu, T.; Hoffmann, D. H. H.; Horns, D.; Iguaz, F. J.; Irastorza, I. G.; Isern, J.; Imai, K.; Jakobsen, Anders Clemen; Jaeckel, J.; Jakovčić, K.; Kaminski, J.; Kawasaki, M.; Karuza, M.; Krčmar, M.; Kousouris, K.; Krieger, C.; Lakić, B.; Limousin, O.; Lindner, A.; Liolios, A.; Luzón, G.; Matsuki, S.; Muratova, V. N.; Nones, C.; Ortega, I.; Papaevangelou, T.; Pivovaroff, M. J.; Raffelt, G.; Redondo, J.; Ringwald, A.; Russenschuck, S.; Ruz, J.; Saikawa, K.; Savvidis, I.; Sekiguchi, T.; Semertzidis, Y. K.; Shilon, I.; Sikivie, P.; Silva, H. J; Kate, H. ten; Tomás, Ana Faria ; Troitsky, S.; Vafeiadis, T.; Bibber, K. van; Vedrine, P.; Villar, J. A.; Vogel, J. K.; Walckiers, L.; Weltman, A.; Wester, W.; Yildiz, S. C.; Zioutas, K.

In: Journal of Instrumentation, Vol. 9, No. 05, T05002, 2014.

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Armengaud, E, Avignone, FT, Betz, M, Brax, P, Brun, PG, Cantatore, G, Carmona, JM, Carosi, GP, Caspers, F, Caspi, S, Cetin, SA, Chelouche, D, Christensen, FE, Dael, A, Dafni, T, Davenport, M, Derbin, AV, Desch, K, Diago, A, Döbrich, B, Dratchnev, I, Dudarev, A, Eleftheriadis, C, Fanourakis, G, Ferrer-Ribas, E, Galán, J, García, JA, Garza, JG, Geralis, T, Gimeno, B, Giomataris, I, Gninenko, S, Gómez, H, González-Díaz, D, Guendelman, E, Hailey, CJ, Hiramatsu, T, Hoffmann, DHH, Horns, D, Iguaz, FJ, Irastorza, IG, Isern, J, Imai, K, Jakobsen, AC, Jaeckel, J, Jakovčić, K, Kaminski, J, Kawasaki, M, Karuza, M, Krčmar, M, Kousouris, K, Krieger, C, Lakić, B, Limousin, O, Lindner, A, Liolios, A, Luzón, G, Matsuki, S, Muratova, VN, Nones, C, Ortega, I, Papaevangelou, T, Pivovaroff, MJ, Raffelt, G, Redondo, J, Ringwald, A, Russenschuck, S, Ruz, J, Saikawa, K, Savvidis, I, Sekiguchi, T, Semertzidis, YK, Shilon, I, Sikivie, P, Silva, HJ, Kate, HT, Tomás, AF, Troitsky, S, Vafeiadis, T, Bibber, KV, Vedrine, P, Villar, JA, Vogel, JK, Walckiers, L, Weltman, A, Wester, W, Yildiz, SC & Zioutas, K 2014, 'Conceptual design of the International Axion Observatory (IAXO)', Journal of Instrumentation, vol. 9, no. 05, T05002. https://doi.org/10.1088/1748-0221/9/05/T05002

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Armengaud, E., Avignone, F. T., Betz, M., Brax, P., Brun, P. G., Cantatore, G., ... Zioutas, K. (2014). Conceptual design of the International Axion Observatory (IAXO). Journal of Instrumentation, 9(05), [T05002]. https://doi.org/10.1088/1748-0221/9/05/T05002

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Armengaud E, Avignone FT, Betz M, Brax P, Brun PG, Cantatore G, Carmona JM, Carosi GP, Caspers F, Caspi S, Cetin SA, Chelouche D, Christensen FE, Dael A, Dafni T, Davenport M, Derbin AV, Desch K, Diago A, Döbrich B, Dratchnev I, Dudarev A, Eleftheriadis C, Fanourakis G, Ferrer-Ribas E, Galán J, García JA, Garza JG, Geralis T, Gimeno B, Giomataris I, Gninenko S, Gómez H, González-Díaz D, Guendelman E, Hailey CJ, Hiramatsu T, Hoffmann DHH, Horns D, Iguaz FJ, Irastorza IG, Isern J, Imai K, Jakobsen AC, Jaeckel J, Jakovčić K, Kaminski J, Kawasaki M, Karuza M, Krčmar M, Kousouris K, Krieger C, Lakić B, Limousin O, Lindner A, Liolios A, Luzón G, Matsuki S, Muratova VN, Nones C, Ortega I, Papaevangelou T, Pivovaroff MJ, Raffelt G, Redondo J, Ringwald A, Russenschuck S, Ruz J, Saikawa K, Savvidis I, Sekiguchi T, Semertzidis YK, Shilon I, Sikivie P, Silva HJ, Kate HT, Tomás AF, Troitsky S, Vafeiadis T, Bibber KV, Vedrine P, Villar JA, Vogel JK, Walckiers L, Weltman A, Wester W, Yildiz SC, Zioutas K. 2014. Conceptual design of the International Axion Observatory (IAXO). Journal of Instrumentation. 9(05). https://doi.org/10.1088/1748-0221/9/05/T05002

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Armengaud E, Avignone FT, Betz M, Brax P, Brun PG, Cantatore G et al. Conceptual design of the International Axion Observatory (IAXO). Journal of Instrumentation. 2014;9(05). T05002. https://doi.org/10.1088/1748-0221/9/05/T05002

Author

Armengaud, E. ; Avignone, F. T. ; Betz, M. ; Brax, P. ; Brun, P. G. ; Cantatore, G. ; Carmona, J. M. ; Carosi, G. P. ; Caspers, F. ; Caspi, S. ; Cetin, S. A. ; Chelouche, D. ; Christensen, Finn Erland ; Dael, A. ; Dafni, T. ; Davenport, M. ; Derbin, A. V. ; Desch, K. ; Diago, A. ; Döbrich, B. ; Dratchnev, I. ; Dudarev, A. ; Eleftheriadis, C. ; Fanourakis, G. ; Ferrer-Ribas, E. ; Galán, J. ; García, J. A. ; Garza, J. G. ; Geralis, T. ; Gimeno, B. ; Giomataris, I. ; Gninenko, S. ; Gómez, H. ; González-Díaz, D. ; Guendelman, E. ; Hailey, C. J. ; Hiramatsu, T. ; Hoffmann, D. H. H. ; Horns, D. ; Iguaz, F. J. ; Irastorza, I. G. ; Isern, J. ; Imai, K. ; Jakobsen, Anders Clemen ; Jaeckel, J. ; Jakovčić, K. ; Kaminski, J. ; Kawasaki, M. ; Karuza, M. ; Krčmar, M. ; Kousouris, K. ; Krieger, C. ; Lakić, B. ; Limousin, O. ; Lindner, A. ; Liolios, A. ; Luzón, G. ; Matsuki, S. ; Muratova, V. N. ; Nones, C. ; Ortega, I. ; Papaevangelou, T. ; Pivovaroff, M. J. ; Raffelt, G. ; Redondo, J. ; Ringwald, A. ; Russenschuck, S. ; Ruz, J. ; Saikawa, K. ; Savvidis, I. ; Sekiguchi, T. ; Semertzidis, Y. K. ; Shilon, I. ; Sikivie, P. ; Silva, H. J ; Kate, H. ten ; Tomás, Ana Faria ; Troitsky, S. ; Vafeiadis, T. ; Bibber, K. van ; Vedrine, P. ; Villar, J. A. ; Vogel, J. K. ; Walckiers, L. ; Weltman, A. ; Wester, W. ; Yildiz, S. C. ; Zioutas, K. / Conceptual design of the International Axion Observatory (IAXO). In: Journal of Instrumentation. 2014 ; Vol. 9, No. 05.

Bibtex

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title = "Conceptual design of the International Axion Observatory (IAXO)",
abstract = "The International Axion Observatory (IAXO) will be a forth generation axion helioscope. As its primary physics goal, IAXO will look for axions or axion-like particles (ALPs) originating in the Sun via the Primakoff conversion of the solar plasma photons. In terms of signal-to-noise ratio, IAXO will be about 4–5 orders of magnitude more sensitive than CAST, currently the most powerful axion helioscope, reaching sensitivity to axion-photon couplings down to a few × 10−12 GeV−1 and thus probing a large fraction of the currently unexplored axion and ALP parameter space. IAXO will also be sensitive to solar axions produced by mechanisms mediated by the axion-electron coupling gae with sensitivity — for the first time — to values of gae not previously excluded by astrophysics. With several other possible physics cases, IAXO has the potential to serve as a multi-purpose facility for generic axion and ALP research in the next decade. In this paper we present the conceptual design of IAXO, which follows the layout of an enhanced axion helioscope, based on a purpose-built 20 m-long 8-coils toroidal superconducting magnet. All the eight 60cm-diameter magnet bores are equipped with focusing x-ray optics, able to focus the signal photons into ~ 0.2 cm2 spots that are imaged by ultra-low-background Micromegas x-ray detectors. The magnet is built into a structure with elevation and azimuth drives that will allow for solar tracking for ~ 12 h each day.",
author = "E. Armengaud and Avignone, {F. T.} and M. Betz and P. Brax and Brun, {P. G.} and G. Cantatore and Carmona, {J. M.} and Carosi, {G. P.} and F. Caspers and S. Caspi and Cetin, {S. A.} and D. Chelouche and Christensen, {Finn Erland} and A. Dael and T. Dafni and M. Davenport and Derbin, {A. V.} and K. Desch and A. Diago and B. D{\"o}brich and I. Dratchnev and A. Dudarev and C. Eleftheriadis and G. Fanourakis and E. Ferrer-Ribas and J. Gal{\'a}n and Garc{\'i}a, {J. A.} and Garza, {J. G.} and T. Geralis and B. Gimeno and I. Giomataris and S. Gninenko and H. G{\'o}mez and D. Gonz{\'a}lez-D{\'i}az and E. Guendelman and Hailey, {C. J.} and T. Hiramatsu and Hoffmann, {D. H. H.} and D. Horns and Iguaz, {F. J.} and Irastorza, {I. G.} and J. Isern and K. Imai and Jakobsen, {Anders Clemen} and J. Jaeckel and K. Jakovčić and J. Kaminski and M. Kawasaki and M. Karuza and M. Krčmar and K. Kousouris and C. Krieger and B. Lakić and O. Limousin and A. Lindner and A. Liolios and G. Luz{\'o}n and S. Matsuki and Muratova, {V. N.} and C. Nones and I. Ortega and T. Papaevangelou and Pivovaroff, {M. J.} and G. Raffelt and J. Redondo and A. Ringwald and S. Russenschuck and J. Ruz and K. Saikawa and I. Savvidis and T. Sekiguchi and Semertzidis, {Y. K.} and I. Shilon and P. Sikivie and Silva, {H. J} and Kate, {H. ten} and Tom{\'a}s, {Ana Faria} and S. Troitsky and T. Vafeiadis and Bibber, {K. van} and P. Vedrine and Villar, {J. A.} and Vogel, {J. K.} and L. Walckiers and A. Weltman and W. Wester and Yildiz, {S. C.} and K. Zioutas",
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doi = "10.1088/1748-0221/9/05/T05002",
language = "English",
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journal = "Journal of Instrumentation",
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T1 - Conceptual design of the International Axion Observatory (IAXO)

AU - Armengaud, E.

AU - Avignone, F. T.

AU - Betz, M.

AU - Brax, P.

AU - Brun, P. G.

AU - Cantatore, G.

AU - Carmona, J. M.

AU - Carosi, G. P.

AU - Caspers, F.

AU - Caspi, S.

AU - Cetin, S. A.

AU - Chelouche, D.

AU - Christensen, Finn Erland

AU - Dael, A.

AU - Dafni, T.

AU - Davenport, M.

AU - Derbin, A. V.

AU - Desch, K.

AU - Diago, A.

AU - Döbrich, B.

AU - Dratchnev, I.

AU - Dudarev, A.

AU - Eleftheriadis, C.

AU - Fanourakis, G.

AU - Ferrer-Ribas, E.

AU - Galán, J.

AU - García, J. A.

AU - Garza, J. G.

AU - Geralis, T.

AU - Gimeno, B.

AU - Giomataris, I.

AU - Gninenko, S.

AU - Gómez, H.

AU - González-Díaz, D.

AU - Guendelman, E.

AU - Hailey, C. J.

AU - Hiramatsu, T.

AU - Hoffmann, D. H. H.

AU - Horns, D.

AU - Iguaz, F. J.

AU - Irastorza, I. G.

AU - Isern, J.

AU - Imai, K.

AU - Jakobsen, Anders Clemen

AU - Jaeckel, J.

AU - Jakovčić, K.

AU - Kaminski, J.

AU - Kawasaki, M.

AU - Karuza, M.

AU - Krčmar, M.

AU - Kousouris, K.

AU - Krieger, C.

AU - Lakić, B.

AU - Limousin, O.

AU - Lindner, A.

AU - Liolios, A.

AU - Luzón, G.

AU - Matsuki, S.

AU - Muratova, V. N.

AU - Nones, C.

AU - Ortega, I.

AU - Papaevangelou, T.

AU - Pivovaroff, M. J.

AU - Raffelt, G.

AU - Redondo, J.

AU - Ringwald, A.

AU - Russenschuck, S.

AU - Ruz, J.

AU - Saikawa, K.

AU - Savvidis, I.

AU - Sekiguchi, T.

AU - Semertzidis, Y. K.

AU - Shilon, I.

AU - Sikivie, P.

AU - Silva, H. J

AU - Kate, H. ten

AU - Tomás, Ana Faria

AU - Troitsky, S.

AU - Vafeiadis, T.

AU - Bibber, K. van

AU - Vedrine, P.

AU - Villar, J. A.

AU - Vogel, J. K.

AU - Walckiers, L.

AU - Weltman, A.

AU - Wester, W.

AU - Yildiz, S. C.

AU - Zioutas, K.

PY - 2014

Y1 - 2014

N2 - The International Axion Observatory (IAXO) will be a forth generation axion helioscope. As its primary physics goal, IAXO will look for axions or axion-like particles (ALPs) originating in the Sun via the Primakoff conversion of the solar plasma photons. In terms of signal-to-noise ratio, IAXO will be about 4–5 orders of magnitude more sensitive than CAST, currently the most powerful axion helioscope, reaching sensitivity to axion-photon couplings down to a few × 10−12 GeV−1 and thus probing a large fraction of the currently unexplored axion and ALP parameter space. IAXO will also be sensitive to solar axions produced by mechanisms mediated by the axion-electron coupling gae with sensitivity — for the first time — to values of gae not previously excluded by astrophysics. With several other possible physics cases, IAXO has the potential to serve as a multi-purpose facility for generic axion and ALP research in the next decade. In this paper we present the conceptual design of IAXO, which follows the layout of an enhanced axion helioscope, based on a purpose-built 20 m-long 8-coils toroidal superconducting magnet. All the eight 60cm-diameter magnet bores are equipped with focusing x-ray optics, able to focus the signal photons into ~ 0.2 cm2 spots that are imaged by ultra-low-background Micromegas x-ray detectors. The magnet is built into a structure with elevation and azimuth drives that will allow for solar tracking for ~ 12 h each day.

AB - The International Axion Observatory (IAXO) will be a forth generation axion helioscope. As its primary physics goal, IAXO will look for axions or axion-like particles (ALPs) originating in the Sun via the Primakoff conversion of the solar plasma photons. In terms of signal-to-noise ratio, IAXO will be about 4–5 orders of magnitude more sensitive than CAST, currently the most powerful axion helioscope, reaching sensitivity to axion-photon couplings down to a few × 10−12 GeV−1 and thus probing a large fraction of the currently unexplored axion and ALP parameter space. IAXO will also be sensitive to solar axions produced by mechanisms mediated by the axion-electron coupling gae with sensitivity — for the first time — to values of gae not previously excluded by astrophysics. With several other possible physics cases, IAXO has the potential to serve as a multi-purpose facility for generic axion and ALP research in the next decade. In this paper we present the conceptual design of IAXO, which follows the layout of an enhanced axion helioscope, based on a purpose-built 20 m-long 8-coils toroidal superconducting magnet. All the eight 60cm-diameter magnet bores are equipped with focusing x-ray optics, able to focus the signal photons into ~ 0.2 cm2 spots that are imaged by ultra-low-background Micromegas x-ray detectors. The magnet is built into a structure with elevation and azimuth drives that will allow for solar tracking for ~ 12 h each day.

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DO - 10.1088/1748-0221/9/05/T05002

M3 - Journal article

VL - 9

JO - Journal of Instrumentation

JF - Journal of Instrumentation

SN - 1748-0221

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