Ernst Otten


Name Ernst Otten
Phone +49-6131-39-22518 (office)
Fax +49-6131-39-23428
Room 02-131
Address Staudingerweg 7
D 55128 Mainz
email

Research


  • Absolute neutrino mass from tritium beta decay (KATRIN-Collaboration Karlsruhe)
  • Magnetic resonance and accelerator experiments on spin polarized ³He

Selected Publications of Ernst Otten


Searching the absolute neutrino mass in tritium beta decay – interplay between nuclear, atomic and molecular physics, E.W. Otten, Hyperfine Interact. 196, 3 (2010)

Magnetized boxes for housing polarized spins in homogenous fields, S. Hiebel , T. Großmann, D. Kiselev, J. Schmiedeskamp, J. Gusev, W. Heil, S. Karpuk, J. Krimmer, E.W. Otten and Z. Salhi, Journal of Magnetic Resonance 204, 37 (2010)

Paramagnetic relaxation of spin polarized ³He at bare glass surfaces, J. Schmiedeskamp, W.Heil, E.W. Otten, R.K. Kremer, A. Simon and J. Zimmer, Eur. Phys. J. D 38, 427 (2006)

Final results from phase II of the Mainz neutrino mass search in tritium β+-decay, Ch. Kraus, B. Bornschein, L. Bornschein, J. Bonn, B. Flatt, A. Kovalik, B. Ostrick, E.W. Otten, J.P. Schall1, Th. Thümmler and Ch. Weinheimer, Eur. Phys. J. C 40, 447 (2005)

KATRIN Design Report, J, Angrick et al. (102 authors), Wissenschaftliche Berichte, Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe 7090 http://www-ik.fzk.de/katrin (2004)

Determination of the neutron electric form factor in the D( e ,e′n)p reaction and the influence of nuclear binding, C. Herberg, M. Ostrick, H.G. Andresen, J.R.M. Annand, K. Aulenbacher, J. Becker, P. Drescher, D. Eyl, A. Frey, P. Grabmayr, S.J. Hall, P. Hartmann, T. Hehl, W. Heil, J. Hoffmann, D. Ireland, J.D. Kellie, F. Klein, K. Livingston, Ch. Nachtigall, A. Natter, E.W. Otten, R.O. Owens, E. Reichert, D. Rohe, H. Schmieden, R. Sprengard, M. Steigerwald, K.-H. Steffens, Th. Walcher and R. Watson, Eur. Phys. J. A 5, 131 (1999)

Quantification of regional interpulmonary oxygen partial pressure during apnea by ³He MRI, A. Deninger, B. Eberle, T. Grossmann, W. Heil, H. U. Kauczor, L. Lauer, K. Markstaller, E. Otten, J. Schmiedeskamp, W. Schreiber, R. Surkau, M. Thelen, and N. Weiler, J. Magn. Reson. 141, 207 (1999)

Imaging of the lung using ³He MRI Preliminary clinical experience in 18 patients with and without lung desease, H. U. Kauczor, M. Ebert, K.-F. Kreitner, H. Nilgens, R. Surkau, W. Heil, D. Hofmann, e. W. Otten, and M. Thelen, J. Magn. Res. Imag. 7, 538 (1997)

Realisation of a broad band neutron spin filter with compressed polarized ³He gas, R. Surkau, J. Becker, M. Ebert, T. Großmann, W. Heil, D. Hofmann, H. Humblot, M. Leduc, E.W. Otten, D. Rohe, K. Siemensmeyer, M. Steiner, F. Tasset and N. Trautmann, Nucl. Instr. & Meth. A 384 (1997)44

Nuclear magnetic resonance imaging with hyperpolarized ³He, M. Ebert, T. Großmann, W. Heil, E.W. Otten, R. Surkau, M. Leduc, P. Bachert, M.V. Knopp, L.R. Schad and M. Thelen, The Lancet 347, 1297 (1996)

First Measurement of the Electric Form Factor of the Neutron in the Exclusive Quasielastic Scattering of Polarized Electrons from Polarized ³He, M. Meyerhoff, D. Eyl, A. Frey, H. G. Andresen, J. R. M. Annand, K. Aulenbacher, J. Becker, J. Blume-Werry, Th. Dombo, P. Drescher, J. E. Ducret, H. Fischer, P. Grabmayr, S. Hall, P. Hartmann, T. Hehl, W. Heil, J. Hoffmann, J. D. Kellie, F. Klein, M. Leduc, H. Möller, Ch. Nachtigall, M. Ostrick, E. W. Otten, R. O. Owens, S. Plützer, E. Reichert, D. Rohe, M. Schäfer, L. D. Schearer, H. Schmieden, K. -H. Steffens, R. Surkau and Th. Walcher, Phys. Lett. B 327, 201 (1994)

Improved Limit on the Electron Antineutrino Rest Mass, Ch. Weinheimer, M: Przyrembel, H. Bache, H. Barth, J. Bonn, B. Degen, Th. Edling, H. Fischer, L. Fleischmenn, J.U. Groß, R. Haid, A. Hermanni, G. Kube, P. Leiderer, Th. Löhken, A. Molz, R.B. Moore, A. Osipovic, E.W. Otten, A. Picard, M. Schrader and M. Steininger, Phys. Lett. B 300, 210 (1993)

Fast, Low Level Detection of 90Sr and 89Sr in Environmental Samples by Collinear Resonance Ionization Spectroscopy, L. Monz, R. Hohmann, H.-J. Kluge, S. Kunze, J. Lantzsch, E.W. Otten, G. Passler, P. Senne, J. Stenner, K. Stratmann, K. Swendt, K. Zimmer, G. Herrmann, N. Trautmann, and K. Walter, Spectrochimia Acta, 48 B, 1655 (1993)

Quadrupole Moment of 11Li, E. Arnold, J. Bonn, A. Klein, R. Neugart, M. Neuroth, E.W. Otten, P. Lievens, H. Reich, and W. Widdra, Phys. Lett., B 281, 16 (1992)

Improved Limits on the Weak Neutral, Hadronic Axial Vector Coupling Constants from Quasielastic Scattering of Polarized Electrons, W. Heil, J. Ahrens, H.G. Andresen, A. Bornheimer, D. Conrath, K.-J. Dietz, W. Gasteyer, H.-J. Gessinger, W. Hartmann, J. Jethwa, H.J. Kluge, H. Kessler, T. Kettner, L. Koch, F. Neugebauer, R. Neuhausen, E.W. Otten, E. Reichert, F.P. Schäfer, and B. Wagner, Nucl. Phys. B 327, 1 (1989)


Mean squared Charge Radii of Radium Isotopes and Octupole Deformation in the 220-228Ra Region
, S. A. Ahmad, W. Klempt, R. Neugart, E.W. Otten, P.G. Reinhard, G. Ulm, K. Wendt, Nucl. Phys. A483, 244 (1988)

Transition to Deformed Shapes as a Nuclear Jahn-Teller Effect, P.G. Reinhard and E. W. Otten, Nucl. Phys. A420, 173 (1984)

Collinear Laser Spectroscopy in fast Atomic Beams, K.R. Anton, S.L. Kaufman , W. Klempt, G. Moruzzi , R. Neugart, E.W. Otten, and B. Schinzler, Phys. Rev. Lett., 40, 642 (1978)

Nuclear Shape Staggering in very Neutron Deficient Hg-Isotopes, Detected by Laser Spectroscopy, T. Kühl, P. Dabkiewicz, C. Duke , H. Fischer, H.J. Kluge, H. Kremmling, and E.W. Otten, Phys. Rev. Lett. 39, 180 (1977)

Nuclear Radiation Detected Optical Pumping of Neutron-Deficient Hg Isotopes, G. Huber, J. Bonn, H.J. Kluge and E.W. Otten, Z. Physik A 276, 187 (1976)

Sudden change in the nuclear charge distribution of very light mercury isotopes, J. Bonn, G. Huber, H.J. Kluge, L. Kugler, and E.W. Otten, Physics Letters B38 (1972) 308-311
Optical Pumping of Short lived ß-radioactive Isotopes and Magnetic Moments of  37K
, U. Köpf, H. J. Besch, E. W. Otten and Ch. von Platen, Z. Physik 226, 297 (1969)

Frequency Shifts of Optical Double Resonance Signals by Multiple Coherent Scattering, E.W. Otten and A.Winnacker, Phys. Lett. 23, 462 (1966)

Bestimmung der Kernquadrupolmomente der radioaktiven Isotope 135Cs und 137Cs, H. Buck, H. Kopfermann and E,W. Otten, Annalen der Physik 7, 39 (1959)

Reviews

Neutrino mass limit from tritium β+-decay, E.W. Otten and Ch. Weinheimer, Rep. Prog. Phys. 71, 086201 (2008)

Nuclear Radii and Moments of Unstable Isotopes, E.W. Otten, Treatise on Heavy Ion Science, D.A, Bromley, ed., 8th ed. Plenum Press, New York, p 515-638 (1989)

Textbook

Repetitorium Experimentalphysik, Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Heidelberg (Germany)

1.Edition 1998, 2. Edition 2002, 3. Edition 2008, 793 pages