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Title: Recording of relativistic particles in thin scintillators

Results of investigating an assembly of thin scintillators and silicon photomultipliers for registering relativistic particles with the minimum ionization are presented. A high efficiency of registering relativistic particles using an Ej-212 plastic scintillator, BSF-91A wavelength-shifting fiber (Saint-Gobain), and a silicon photomultiplier (Hamamtsu) is shown. The measurement results are used for creating a scintillation hodoscope of the magnetic spectrometer for registering γ quanta in the GlueX experiment.
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  1. JLAB
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
Report Number(s):
JLAB-PHY-14-1997; DOE/OR/23177-3286
Journal ID: ISSN 0020-4412
DOE Contract Number:
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Instruments and Experimental Techniques; Journal Volume: 57; Journal Issue: 6
Research Org:
Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility, Newport News, VA (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), Nuclear Physics (NP) (SC-26)
Country of Publication:
United States