3D reconstruction of nuclear reactions using GEM TPC with planar readout
Abstract
The research program of the Extreme Light Infrastructure – Nuclear Physics (ELINP) laboratory under construction in Magurele, Romania facilities the need of developing a gaseous activetarget detector providing 3D reconstruction of charged products of nuclear reactions induced by gamma beam. The monoenergetic, highenergy (E{sub γ} > 19 MeV) gamma beam of intensity 10{sup 13}γ/s allows studying nuclear reactions in astrophysics. A Time Projection Chamber with crossed strip readout (eTPC) is proposed as one of the imaging detectors. The special feature of the readout electrode structure is a 2D reconstruction based on the information read out simultaneously from three arrays of strips that form virtual pixels. It is expected to reach similar spatial resolution as for pixel readout at largely reduced cost of electronics. The paper presents the current progress and first results of the small scale prototype TPC which is a one of implementation steps towards eTPC detector proposed in the Technical Design Report of Charged Particles Detection at ELINP.
 Authors:
 Institute of Experimental Physics Faculty of Physics, University of Warsaw, Pasteura 5, 02093 Warsaw (Poland)
 Publication Date:
 OSTI Identifier:
 22390986
 Resource Type:
 Journal Article
 Resource Relation:
 Journal Name: AIP Conference Proceedings; Journal Volume: 1645; Journal Issue: 1; Conference: Carpathian Summer School of Physics 2014, Sinaia (Romania), 1326 Jul 2014; Other Information: (c) 2015 AIP Publishing LLC; Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
 Country of Publication:
 United States
 Language:
 English
 Subject:
 46 INSTRUMENTATION RELATED TO NUCLEAR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY; CHARGED PARTICLE DETECTION; DESIGN; ELECTRODES; MEV RANGE; NUCLEAR REACTIONS; READOUT SYSTEMS; RESEARCH PROGRAMS; ROMANIA; SPATIAL RESOLUTION; TIME PROJECTION CHAMBERS; VISIBLE RADIATION
Citation Formats
Bihałowicz, Jan Stefan. 3D reconstruction of nuclear reactions using GEM TPC with planar readout. United States: N. p., 2015.
Web. doi:10.1063/1.4909590.
Bihałowicz, Jan Stefan. 3D reconstruction of nuclear reactions using GEM TPC with planar readout. United States. doi:10.1063/1.4909590.
Bihałowicz, Jan Stefan. 2015.
"3D reconstruction of nuclear reactions using GEM TPC with planar readout". United States.
doi:10.1063/1.4909590.
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abstractNote = {The research program of the Extreme Light Infrastructure – Nuclear Physics (ELINP) laboratory under construction in Magurele, Romania facilities the need of developing a gaseous activetarget detector providing 3D reconstruction of charged products of nuclear reactions induced by gamma beam. The monoenergetic, highenergy (E{sub γ} > 19 MeV) gamma beam of intensity 10{sup 13}γ/s allows studying nuclear reactions in astrophysics. A Time Projection Chamber with crossed strip readout (eTPC) is proposed as one of the imaging detectors. The special feature of the readout electrode structure is a 2D reconstruction based on the information read out simultaneously from three arrays of strips that form virtual pixels. It is expected to reach similar spatial resolution as for pixel readout at largely reduced cost of electronics. The paper presents the current progress and first results of the small scale prototype TPC which is a one of implementation steps towards eTPC detector proposed in the Technical Design Report of Charged Particles Detection at ELINP.},
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