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Title: The GlueX DIRC detector

We present the GlueX DIRC (Detection of Internally Reflected Cherenkov light) detector that is being developed to upgrade the particle identification capabilities in the forward region of the GlueX experiment at Jefferson Lab. The GlueX DIRC will utilize four existing decommissioned BaBar DIRC bar boxes, which will be oriented to form a plane roughly 4 m away from the fixed target of the experiment. A new photon camera has been designed that is based on the SuperB FDIRC prototype. The full GlueX DIRC system will consist of two such cameras, with the first planned to be built and installed in 2017. In addition, we present the current status of the design and R&D, along with the future plans of the GlueX DIRC detector.
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  1. Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility (TJNAF), Newport News, VA (United States)
  2. Massachusetts Inst. of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, MA (United States)
  3. GSI Helmholtzzentrum fur Schwerionenforschung GmbH, Darmstadt (Germany)
  4. Indiana Univ., Bloomington, IN (United States)
  5. College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA (United States)
Publication Date:
Report Number(s):
JLAB-PHY-17-2418; DOE/OR/23177-4073
Journal ID: ISSN 0168-9002; PII: S0168900217301122
Grant/Contract Number:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research. Section A, Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 876; Journal ID: ISSN 0168-9002
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
73 NUCLEAR PHYSICS AND RADIATION PHYSICS; 43 PARTICLE ACCELERATORS; Particle identification; Cherenkov counter; Ring imaging; DIRC
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