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Title: Modular focusing ring imaging Cherenkov detector for electron–ion collider experiments

Abstract

A powerful new electron-ion collider (EIC) has been recommended in the 2015 Long Range Plan for Nuclear Science for probing the partonic structure inside nucleons and nuclei with unprecedented precision and versatility [1]. EIC detectors are currently under development [2], all of which require hadron identification over a broad kinematic range. A prototype ring imaging Cherenkov detector has been developed for hadron identification in the momentum range from 3 GeV/c to 10 GeV/c. The key feature of this new detector is a compact and modular design, achieved by using aerogel as radiator and a Fresnel lens for ring focusing. In this paper, the results from a beam test of a prototype device at Fermilab are reported.

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Research Org.:
Argonne National Lab. (ANL), Argonne, IL (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science - Office of Nuclear Physics
OSTI Identifier:
1475182
DOE Contract Number:  
AC02-06CH11357
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research. Section A, Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 871; Journal Issue: C; Journal ID: ISSN 0168-9002
Publisher:
Elsevier
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
Cherenkov radiation; EIC; aerogel; fresnel lens

Citation Formats

Wong, C. P., Alfred, M., Allison, L., Awadi, M., Azmoun, B., Barbosa, F., Barion, L., Bennett, J., Brooks, W., Butler, C., Cao, T., Chiu, M., Cisbani, E., Contalbrigo, M., Datta, A., Del Dotto, A., Demarteau, M., Durham, J. M., Dzhygadlo, R., Elder, T., Fields, D., Furletova, Y., Gleason, C., Grosse-Perdekamp, M., Harris, J., Haseler, T. O. S., He, X., van Hecke, H., Horn, T., Hruschka, A., Huang, J., Hyde, C., Ilieva, Y., Kalicy, G., Kimball, M., Kistenev, E., Kulinich, Y., Liu, M., Majka, R., McKisson, J., Mendez, R., Nadel-Turonski, P., Park, K., Peters, K., Rao, T., Pisani, R., Qiang, Y., Rescia, S., Rossi, P., Sarajlic, O., Sarsour, M., Schwarz, C., Schwiening, J., da Silva, C. L., Smirnov, N., Stien, H. D., Stevens, J., Sukhanov, A., Syed, S., Tate, A. C., Toh, J., Towell, C. L., Towell, R. S., Tsang, T., Turisini, M., Wagner, R., Wang, J., Woody, C., Xi, W., Xie, J., Zhao, Z. W., Zihlmann, B., and Zorn, C. Modular focusing ring imaging Cherenkov detector for electron–ion collider experiments. United States: N. p., 2017. Web. doi:10.1016/j.nima.2017.07.001.
Wong, C. P., Alfred, M., Allison, L., Awadi, M., Azmoun, B., Barbosa, F., Barion, L., Bennett, J., Brooks, W., Butler, C., Cao, T., Chiu, M., Cisbani, E., Contalbrigo, M., Datta, A., Del Dotto, A., Demarteau, M., Durham, J. M., Dzhygadlo, R., Elder, T., Fields, D., Furletova, Y., Gleason, C., Grosse-Perdekamp, M., Harris, J., Haseler, T. O. S., He, X., van Hecke, H., Horn, T., Hruschka, A., Huang, J., Hyde, C., Ilieva, Y., Kalicy, G., Kimball, M., Kistenev, E., Kulinich, Y., Liu, M., Majka, R., McKisson, J., Mendez, R., Nadel-Turonski, P., Park, K., Peters, K., Rao, T., Pisani, R., Qiang, Y., Rescia, S., Rossi, P., Sarajlic, O., Sarsour, M., Schwarz, C., Schwiening, J., da Silva, C. L., Smirnov, N., Stien, H. D., Stevens, J., Sukhanov, A., Syed, S., Tate, A. C., Toh, J., Towell, C. L., Towell, R. S., Tsang, T., Turisini, M., Wagner, R., Wang, J., Woody, C., Xi, W., Xie, J., Zhao, Z. W., Zihlmann, B., & Zorn, C. Modular focusing ring imaging Cherenkov detector for electron–ion collider experiments. United States. doi:10.1016/j.nima.2017.07.001.
Wong, C. P., Alfred, M., Allison, L., Awadi, M., Azmoun, B., Barbosa, F., Barion, L., Bennett, J., Brooks, W., Butler, C., Cao, T., Chiu, M., Cisbani, E., Contalbrigo, M., Datta, A., Del Dotto, A., Demarteau, M., Durham, J. M., Dzhygadlo, R., Elder, T., Fields, D., Furletova, Y., Gleason, C., Grosse-Perdekamp, M., Harris, J., Haseler, T. O. S., He, X., van Hecke, H., Horn, T., Hruschka, A., Huang, J., Hyde, C., Ilieva, Y., Kalicy, G., Kimball, M., Kistenev, E., Kulinich, Y., Liu, M., Majka, R., McKisson, J., Mendez, R., Nadel-Turonski, P., Park, K., Peters, K., Rao, T., Pisani, R., Qiang, Y., Rescia, S., Rossi, P., Sarajlic, O., Sarsour, M., Schwarz, C., Schwiening, J., da Silva, C. L., Smirnov, N., Stien, H. D., Stevens, J., Sukhanov, A., Syed, S., Tate, A. C., Toh, J., Towell, C. L., Towell, R. S., Tsang, T., Turisini, M., Wagner, R., Wang, J., Woody, C., Xi, W., Xie, J., Zhao, Z. W., Zihlmann, B., and Zorn, C. Wed . "Modular focusing ring imaging Cherenkov detector for electron–ion collider experiments". United States. doi:10.1016/j.nima.2017.07.001.
@article{osti_1475182,
title = {Modular focusing ring imaging Cherenkov detector for electron–ion collider experiments},
author = {Wong, C. P. and Alfred, M. and Allison, L. and Awadi, M. and Azmoun, B. and Barbosa, F. and Barion, L. and Bennett, J. and Brooks, W. and Butler, C. and Cao, T. and Chiu, M. and Cisbani, E. and Contalbrigo, M. and Datta, A. and Del Dotto, A. and Demarteau, M. and Durham, J. M. and Dzhygadlo, R. and Elder, T. and Fields, D. and Furletova, Y. and Gleason, C. and Grosse-Perdekamp, M. and Harris, J. and Haseler, T. O. S. and He, X. and van Hecke, H. and Horn, T. and Hruschka, A. and Huang, J. and Hyde, C. and Ilieva, Y. and Kalicy, G. and Kimball, M. and Kistenev, E. and Kulinich, Y. and Liu, M. and Majka, R. and McKisson, J. and Mendez, R. and Nadel-Turonski, P. and Park, K. and Peters, K. and Rao, T. and Pisani, R. and Qiang, Y. and Rescia, S. and Rossi, P. and Sarajlic, O. and Sarsour, M. and Schwarz, C. and Schwiening, J. and da Silva, C. L. and Smirnov, N. and Stien, H. D. and Stevens, J. and Sukhanov, A. and Syed, S. and Tate, A. C. and Toh, J. and Towell, C. L. and Towell, R. S. and Tsang, T. and Turisini, M. and Wagner, R. and Wang, J. and Woody, C. and Xi, W. and Xie, J. and Zhao, Z. W. and Zihlmann, B. and Zorn, C.},
abstractNote = {A powerful new electron-ion collider (EIC) has been recommended in the 2015 Long Range Plan for Nuclear Science for probing the partonic structure inside nucleons and nuclei with unprecedented precision and versatility [1]. EIC detectors are currently under development [2], all of which require hadron identification over a broad kinematic range. A prototype ring imaging Cherenkov detector has been developed for hadron identification in the momentum range from 3 GeV/c to 10 GeV/c. The key feature of this new detector is a compact and modular design, achieved by using aerogel as radiator and a Fresnel lens for ring focusing. In this paper, the results from a beam test of a prototype device at Fermilab are reported.},
doi = {10.1016/j.nima.2017.07.001},
journal = {Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research. Section A, Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment},
issn = {0168-9002},
number = C,
volume = 871,
place = {United States},
year = {2017},
month = {11}
}