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Title: Position Sensitive Detection System for Charged Particles

Abstract

The position sensitive detection system presented in this work employs the Anger logic algorithm to determine the position of the light spark produced by the passage of charged particles on a 170 x 170 x 10 mm 3 scintillator material (PILOT-U). The detection system consists of a matrix of nine photomultipliers, covering a fraction of the back area of the scintillators. Tests made with a non-collimated alpha particle source together with a Monte Carlo simulation that reproduces the data, suggest an intrinsic position resolution of up to 6 mm is achieved.

Authors:
 [1];  [1];  [1];  [1];  [1];  [2];  [3]
  1. Instituto de Fisica, Univ. Nacional Autonoma de Mexico
  2. Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones Nucleares, Ocoyoacac, Mexico
  3. ORNL
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States); Holifield Radioactive Ion Beam Facility
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC)
OSTI Identifier:
1095770
DOE Contract Number:
DE-AC05-00OR22725
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Revista Mexicana de Fisica; Journal Volume: 58; Journal Issue: 3
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English

Citation Formats

Coello, E. A., Favela, F., Curiel, Q., Chavez, E, Huerta, A., Varela, A., and Shapira, Dan. Position Sensitive Detection System for Charged Particles. United States: N. p., 2012. Web.
Coello, E. A., Favela, F., Curiel, Q., Chavez, E, Huerta, A., Varela, A., & Shapira, Dan. Position Sensitive Detection System for Charged Particles. United States.
Coello, E. A., Favela, F., Curiel, Q., Chavez, E, Huerta, A., Varela, A., and Shapira, Dan. 2012. "Position Sensitive Detection System for Charged Particles". United States. doi:.
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