Author: Talman, R.M.
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THXB03 Beam and Spin Dynamics in an Electric Proton EDM Ring 3203
  • R.M. Talman
    CLASSE, Ithaca, New York, USA
  • J. Talman
    BNL, Upton, Long Island, New York, USA
  Electric dipole moment (EDM) measurements may help to answer the question ‘‘Why is there more matter than anti-matter in the present universe?'' For a charged baryon like the proton such a measurement is thinkable only in a ring in which a bunch of protons is stored for more than a few minutes, with polarization ‘‘frozen'' (relative to the beam velocity) and with polarization not attenuated by decoherence. Beam and spin dynamics in an all-electric lattice with these characteristics is described. Rings for other charged baryons, such as deuterons or helium-3 nuclei, are also possible but, requiring both electric and magnetic fields, they are more complicated.  
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