Ruprecht Karls Universität Heidelberg

Dr. Bastian Märkisch

Bastian Märkisch
Address Physikalisches Institut
Im Neuenheimer Feld 226
69120 Heidelberg
Phone +49 (0)6221 - 54 19 444
Room 03.209, INF 226

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Research Activities

Spokesperson PERC collaboration
Project Leader Perkeo III
Instrument Scientist (2009-2010) Nuclear & Particle Physics beam line PF1b, ILL, Grenoble

Personal Data

Date of birth 16.10.1974
Place of birth Ruit auf den Fildern, Germany
Marital status Married


Oct 2006 Ph.D. in experimental physics (Dr. rer. nat.)
Universität Heidelberg, Germany
Feb 2003 Diploma in Physics
Universität Heidelberg, Germany
1999-2000 Student
University of Edinburgh, Scotland

Research Experience

2015-present Assistant Professor, Particle Physics at Low Energies
Technische Universität München, Germany
2010-present Group leader within the DFG priority programme "Precision experiments in particle- and astrophysics with cold and ultracold neutrons"
Universität Heidelberg, Germany
2009-2010 Scientist
Institut Laue-Langevin (ILL), Grenoble, France
2006-2009 Postdoc
Universität Heidelberg, Germany
2003-2006 Ph.D student
Universität Heidelberg, Germany


Member of Subcommittee 3 “Nuclear and Particle Physics” of the Institut Laue-Langevin, Grenoble, France
Scientific and Technical Advisory Panel for Fundamental and Particle Physics at the European Spallation Source (2013-2014)
Program Advisory Committee of the 8th International Workshop on the CKM Unitarity Triangle (CKM2014), Vienna, Austria


Seminar Neutronen- und Spinechophysik
WS13/14: Seminar Präzisionsexperimente
SS13: Tutorial Particle Physics (VPP13)
WS12/13: Seminar Präzisionsexperimente
SS12: Übungsgruppen Physik B
WS11/12: Übungsgruppen Physik A


See also: inSPIRE and arXiv

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
Hartmut Abele, Tobias Jenke, Erwin Jericha, Gertrud Konrad, Bastian Märkisch, Ulrich Schmidt, Torsten Soldner, Christian 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
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

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
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

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)

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

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

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] (2011)

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

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)
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)
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)
arXiv:0706.3788 [hep-ph]

Das Spektrometer Perkeo III und der Zerfall des freien Neutrons
(The spectrometer Perkeo III and the decay of the free neutron)
Dissertation, Universität Heidelberg, Oktober 2006

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

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)

Studies on CASCADE Detector Prototypes and Development of its Infrastructure
Diploma Thesis, Universität Heidelberg, Oktober 2002

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