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Title: Position Sensitive Detection System for Charged Particles

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 mm3 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.
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  1. Instituto de Fisica, Univ. Nacional Autonoma de Mexico
  2. Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones Nucleares, Ocoyoacac, Mexico
  3. ORNL
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Journal Article
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Journal Name: Revista Mexicana de Fisica; Journal Volume: 58; Journal Issue: 3
Research Org:
Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL); Holifield Radioactive Ion Beam Facility
Sponsoring Org:
SC USDOE - Office of Science (SC)
Country of Publication:
United States