Publications

Precise Measurements of the Decay of Free Neutrons
Dirk Dubbers and Bastian Märkisch
Annual Review of Nuclear and Particle Science, accepted

Limit on the Fierz Interference Term b from a Measurement of the Beta Asymmetry in Neutron Decay
H. Saul, C. Roick, H. Abele, H. Mest, M. Klopf, A. Petoukhov, T. Soldner, X. Wang, D. Werder, B. Märkisch
Phys. Rev. Lett. 125, 112501 (2020)
10.1103/PhysRevLett.125.112501
arXiv:1911.01766 [nucl-ex]

Accurate Measurement of the Beta Asymmetry in Neutron Decay Rules Out Dark Decay Mode
B. Märkisch, H. Abele, D. Dubbers, H. Saul, and T. Soldner
Proceedings of the ECNS 2019
J. Synch. Investig. 14, S140–S143 (2020)
10.1134/S1027451020070319

Liquid Electrolyte-Based Lithium-Ion Battery Cell Design for Operando Neutron Depth Profiling
F. Linsenmann, M. Trunk, P. Rapp, L. Werner, R. Gernhäuser, R. Gilles, B.  Märkisch, Zs. Revay, H. Gasteiger
J. Electrochem. Soc. 167, 10 (2020)
10.1149/1945-7111/ab9b20

SEI Growth Impacts of Lamination, Formation and Cycling in Lithium Ion Batteries
M. Frankenberger, M. Trunk, S. Seidlmayer, A. Dinter, J. Dittloff, L. Werner, R. Gernhäuser, Z. Revay, B. Märkisch, R. Gilles, K.-H. Pettinger
Batteries 2020, 6(2), 21 (2020)
10.3390/batteries6020021

Measurement of the weak axial-vector coupling constant in the decay of free neutrons using a pulsed cold neutron beam
B. Märkisch, H. Mest, H. Saul, X. Wang, H. Abele, D. Dubbers, M. Klopf, A. Petoukhov, C. Roick, T. Soldner, D. Werder
Phys. Rev. Lett. 122, 242501 (2019), Editors' Suggestion
10.1103/PhysRevLett.122.242501
arXiv:1812.04666 [nucl-ex]

Constraints on the dark matter interpretation n→χ+e+e− of the neutron decay anomaly with the PERKEO II experiment
M. Klopf, E. Jericha, B. Märkisch, H. Saul, T. Soldner, H. Abele
Phys. Rev. Lett. 122, 222503 (2019)
10.1103/PhysRevLett.122.222503
arXiv:1905.01912 [nucl-ex]

Monitoring the Lithium Concentration across the Thickness of Silicon-Graphite Electrodes during the first (De-)Lithiation
M. Wetjen, M. Trunk, L. Werner, R. Gernhäuser, B. Märkisch, Zs. Révay, R. Gilles, H. A. Gasteiger
J. Electrochem. Soc. 166, 8, A1408-A1411 (2019)
10.1149/2.0581908jes

Exotic decay channels are not the cause of the neutron lifetime anomaly
D. Dubbers, H. Saul, B. Märkisch, T. Soldner and H. Abele
Phys. Lett. B 791, 6-10 (2019)
10.1016/j.physletb.2019.02.013
arXiv:1812.00626 [nucl-ex]

Design of the Magnetic System of the Neutron Decay Facility PERC
X. Wang, C. Ziener et al. (PERC Collaboration)
EPJ Web Conf. 219, 04007 (2019)
10.1051/epjconf/201921904007 
arxiv:1905.10249 [physics.ins-det]

Dark Decay Channel Analysis (n→χ+e+e) with the PERKEO II Experiment
M. Klopf, E. Jericha, B. Märkisch, H. Saul, T. Soldner, H. Abele
EPJ Web Conf. 219, 05007 (2019)
10.1051/epjconf/201921905007

ANNI – A pulsed cold neutron beam facility for particle physics at the ESS
T. Soldner, H. Abele, G. Konrad, B. Märkisch, F. Piegsa, U. Schmidt, C. Theroine, P. Torres Sánchez
EPJ Web Conf. 219, 10003 (2019)
10.1051/epjconf/201921910003 
arXiv:1811.11692 [physics.ins-det]

Undetected Electron Backscattering in PERKEO III
C. Roick, H. Saul, H. Abele, B. Märkisch
EPJ Web Conf. 219, 04005 (2019)
10.1051/epjconf/201921904005
arXiv:1905.10189 [nucl-ex]

Towards a first measurement of the free neutron bound beta decay detecting hydrogen atoms at a throughgoing beamtube in a high flux reactor 
W. Schott, E. Gutsmiedl, K. Bernert, R. Engels, R. Gernhäuser, S. Huber, I. Konorov, B. Märkisch, S. Paul, C. Roick, H. Saul, S. Spasova
EPJ Web Conf. 219, 04006 (2019)
10.1051/epjconf/201921904006
arXiv:1910.04885 [physics.ins-det]

The new Neutron Depth Profiling Instrument N4DP at the Heinz Maier-Leibnitz Zentrum
L. Werner, M. Trunk, R. Gernhäuser, R. Gilles, B. Märkisch, Zs. Révay
Nucl. Instr. Meth. A 911, 30-36 (2018)
10.1016/j.nima.2018.09.113

Quantifying the Distribution of Electrolyte Decomposition Products in Silicon-Graphite Electrodes by Neutron Depth Profiling
M. Wetjen, M. Trunk, L. Werner, R. Gernhäuser, B. Märkisch, Zs. Révay, R. Gilles, H. A. Gasteiger
J. Electrochem. Soc. 165, 10, A2340-A2348 (2018)
10.1149/2.1341810jes

Materials Science Applications of Neutron Depth Profiling at the PGAA Facility of the Heinz Maier-Leibnitz Zentrum
M. Trunk, M. Wetjen, L. Werner, R. Gernhäuser, B. Märkisch, Zs. Révay, H. A. Gasteiger, R. Gilles
Materials Characterization 146,  127-134  (2018)
10.1016/j.matchar.2018.09.030

Electron time-of-flight: A new tool in β-decay spectroscopy
C. Roick, D. Dubbers, B. Märkisch, H. Saul, and U. Schmidt
Phys. Rev. C 97, 035502 (2018), Editors' Suggestion Editors' Suggestion
10.1103/PhysRevC.97.035502

Precise measurement of energies in 115Sn following the (n,γ) reaction
W. Urban, U. Köster, M. Jentschel, P. Mutti, B. Märkisch, T. Rząca-Urban, Ch. Bernards, Ch. Fransen, J. Jolie, T. Thomas, and G. S. Simpson
Phys. Rev. C 94, 011302(R) (2016)
10.1103/PhysRevC.94.011302

Measurement of the Axial-Vector Coupling Constant gA in Neutron Beta Decay
B. Märkisch and H. Abele
Proceedings of the 8th International Workshop on the CKM Unitarity Triangle (CKM 2014), Vienna, September 8-12, 2014
arXiv:1410.4220 [hep-ph]

High Precision Experiments with Cold and Ultra-Cold Neutrons
H. Abele, T. Jenke, E. Jericha, G. Konrad, B. Märkisch, U. Schmidt, T. Soldner, C. Plonka
Proceedings of the J-PARC Symposium 2014, JPS Conference Proceedings
arXiv:1410.5013 [physics.ins-det]

The point spread function of electrons in a magnetic field, and the decay of the free neutron
D. Dubbers, L. Raffelt, B. Märkisch, F. Friedl, H. Abele
Nucl. Instr. Meth. A 763 (2014) 112-119
10.1016/j.nima.2014.06.020
arXiv:0812.0347v2 [nucl-ex]

Systematic advantages of pulsed beams for measurements of correlation coefficients in neutron decay
B. Märkisch
Proceedings of the ESS Science Symposium on Neutron Particle Physics at Long Pulse Spallation Sources, NPPatLPS 2013
Physics Procedia 51 (2014) 41-45 
10.1016/j.phpro.2013.12.010

Determination of the Weak Axial Vector Coupling λ=gA/gV from a Measurement of the Beta Asymmetry Parameter A in Neutron Beta Decay
D. Mund, B. Märkisch, M. Deissenroth, J. Krempel, M. Schumann, H. Abele,
A. Petoukhov, T. Solder
Phys. Rev. Lett. 110 (2013) 172502
doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.110.172502
arXiv:1204.0013 [hep-ex]

New instrumentation for precise (n,γ) measurements at ILL Grenoble
W. Urban, M. Jentschel, B. Märkisch, Th. Materna, Ch. Bernards, C. Drescher, Ch. Fransen, J. Jolie, U. Köster, P. Mutti, T.  Rza̧ca-Urban and G.  S. Simpson
JINST 8 (2013) P03014 
doi:10.1088/1748-0221/8/03/P03014

O2+ band in 102Ru and the evolution of nuclear deformation in Ru isotopes
W. Urban, M. Jentschel, R. F. Casten, J. Jolie, Ch. Bernards, B. Märkisch, Th. Materna, P. Mutti, L. Próchniak, T.  Rza̧ca-Urban, G.  S. Simpson, V. Werner and S. Ahmed
Phys. Rev. C 87 (2013) 031304(R)
doi:10.1103/PhysRevC.87.031304

Neutron Decay with PERC: a Progress Report
G. Konrad, H. Abele, M. Beck, C. Drescher, D. Dubbers,J. Erhart, H. Fillunger, C. Gösselsberger, W. Heil, M. Horvath, E. Jericha, C. Klauser, J. Klenke, B. Märkisch, R. K. Maix, H. Mest, S. Nowak, N. Rebrova, C. Roick, C. Sauerzopf, U. Schmidt, T. Soldner, X. Wang and O. Zimmer
(The PERC collaboration)
Proceedings of the 5th European Conference on Neutron Scattering
Journal of Physics: Conference Series 340 (2012) 012048
doi:10.1088/1742-6596/340/1/012048

γγ angular-correlation analysis of 200Hg after cold-neutron capture
C. Bernards, W. Urban, M. Jentschel, B. Märkisch, J. Jolie, C. Fransen, U. Köster, T. Materna, G.S. Simpson and T. Thomas
Phys. Rev. C 84 (2011) 047304
doi:10.1103/PhysRevC.84.047304

Experimental Status of Vud from Neutron Decay
B. Märkisch
Proceedings of CKM2010, the 6th International Workshop on the CKM Unitarity Triangle, University of Warwick, UK, 6-10 September 2010
arXiv:1107.3422 [nucl-ex]

The new neutron decay spectrometer Perkeo III
B. Märkisch, H. Abele, D. Dubbers, F. Friedl, A. Kaplan, H. Mest, M. Schumann, T. Soldner and D. Wilkin
Nucl. Instr. Meth. A 611 (2009) 216-218
doi:10.1016/j.nima.2009.07.066

Measurement of the Proton Asymmetry Parameter C in Neutron Beta Decay
M. Schumann, M. Kreuz, M. Deissenroth, F. Glück, J. Krempel, B. Märkisch, D. Mund, A. Petoukhov, T. Soldner, H. Abele
Phys. Rev. Lett. 100, 151801 (2008)
doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.100.151801
arXiv:0712.2442 [hep-ph]

A clean, bright, and versatile source of neutron decay products
D. Dubbers, H. Abele, S. Baeßler, B. Märkisch, M. Schumann, T. Soldner, O. Zimmer
Nucl. Instr. Meth. A 596, 238-247 (2008)
doi:10.1016/j.nima.2008.07.157
arXiv:0709.4440 [nucl-ex]

The point spread function of electrons in a magnetic field, and the beta-decay of free neutrons
D. Dubbers, B. Märkisch, F. Friedl, H. Abele
arXiv:0812.0347v1 [nucl-ex] (2008)

A precision measurement to test the Standard Model
M. Schumann, M. Deissenroth, J. Krempel, B. Märkisch, D. Mund, H. Abele, T. Soldner, M. Kreuz, A. Petoukhov, F. Glück
ILL Annual Report 2007, Scientific Highlights (2008)

Measurement of the Neutrino Asymmetry Parameter B in Neutron Decay
M. Schumann, T. Soldner, M. Deissenroth, F. Glück, J. Krempel, M. Kreuz, B. Märkisch, D. Mund, A. Petoukhov, H. Abele
Phys. Rev. Lett. 99, 191803 (2007)
doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.99.191803
arXiv:0706.3788 [hep-ph]

Characterization of a ballistic supermirror neutron guide
H. Abele, D. Dubbers, H. Häse, M. Klein, A. Knöpfler, M. Kreuz, T. Lauer, B. Märkisch, D. Mund, V. Nesvizhevsky, A. Petoukhov, C. Schmidt, M. Schumann, T. Soldner
Nucl. Instr. Meth. A 562 (2006) 407-417
doi:10.1016/j.nima.2006.03.020
arXiv:nucl-ex/0510072

The Beta-, Neutrino- and Proton-Asymmetry in Neutron Beta-Decay
H. Abele, S. Baeßler, M. Deissenroth, F. Glück, J. Krempel, M. Kreuz, B. Märkisch, D. Mund, M. Schumann, T. Soldner
J. Res. Natl. Inst. Stand. Technol. 110, 377-381 (2005)
doi:10.6028/jres.110.056