Search for electric dipole moments in storage rings
University of Ferrara and INFN, Ferrara, Italy
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Published online: 29 November 2016
The JEDI collaboration aims at making use of storage ring to provide the most precise measurement of the electric dipole moments of hadrons. The method makes exploits a longitudinal polarized beam. The existence an electric dipole moment would generate a torque slowly twisting the particle spin out of plan of the storage ring into the vertical direction. The observation of non zero electric dipole moment would represent a clear sign of new physics beyond the Standard Model. Feasiblity tests are presently undergoing at the COSY storage ring Forschungszentrum Jülich (Germany), to develop the novel techniques to be implemented in a future dedicated storage ring.
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