2023 Impact factor 2.6
Hadrons and Nuclei
Eur. Phys. J. A 6, 463-469

Digital pulseshape analysis by neural networks for the Heidelberg-Moscow-Double-Beta-Decay-Experiment

B. Majorovits - H.V. Klapdor-Kleingrothaus

Max-Planck-Institut für Kernphysik, Postfach 103980, 69029 Heidelberg, Germany

Received: 15 October 1999 Communicated by B. Povh

The Heidelberg-Moscow Experiment is presently the most sensitive experiment looking for neutrinoless double-beta decay. Recently the already very low background has been lowered by means of a Digital Pulseshape Analysis using a one parameter cut to distinguish between pointlike events and multiple scattered events. To use all the information contained in a recorded digital pulse, we developed a new technique for event recognition based on neural networks.

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