Hall probe calibration system design for the Mu2e solenoid field mapping system

Charles Orozco*, Luciano Elementi, Sandor Feher, Horst W. Friedsam, James J. Grudzinski, Jana Hejdukova, Michael J. Lamm, Jerzy M. Nogiec, Brian Pollack, Michael H. Schmitt, Thomas Strauss, Richard L. Talaga, Robert G. Wagner, Jefferey L. White, Huyue Zhao

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Abstract

The goal of the Mu2e experiment at Fermilab is to search for charged-lepton flavor violation by looking for neutrino-less muon to electron conversion in the field of the nucleus. The Mu2e experimental apparatus utilizes a complex magnetic field in the muon generation and momentum and charge selection process. Precise knowledge of the magnetic field is crucial. It is planned to map the solenoid field with calibrated three-dimensional (3-D) Hall probes up to 10-5 accuracy. This article describes a new design of a Hall probe calibration system that will be used to calibrate 3-D Hall probes to better than 10-5 accuracy for the Mu2e solenoid field mapping system.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number8301020
JournalIEEE Transactions on Applied Superconductivity
Volume28
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 2018

Keywords

  • Solenoid system
  • magnet alignment
  • superconducting

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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