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Title: The RICH detector for CLAS12 at Jefferson Lab

The CLAS12 spectrometer at JLab will offer unique possibilities to study the 3D nucleon structure in terms of TMDs and GPDs in the poorly explored valence region, and to perform high precision hadron spectroscopy. A large area ring-imaging Cherenkov detector has been designed to achieve the required hadron identification capability in the momentum range 3-8 GeV/c. The detector, based on a novel hybrid imaging design, foresees an aerogel radiator and an array of multi-anode photomultipliers. The detector concept and preliminary results of test-beams on a prototype are presented.
Authors:
 [1]
  1. INFN, Ferrara, Italy
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1133850
Report Number(s):
JLAB-PHY-13-1865; DOE/OR/23177-3102
DOE Contract Number:
AC05-06OR23177
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: EPJ Web of Conferences; Journal Volume: 73; Conference: MENU 2013, Rome, Italy, September 30-October 4, 2013
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
Language:
English
Subject:
46 INSTRUMENTATION RELATED TO NUCLEAR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY