Timing detectors with SiPM read-out for the MUSE experiment at PSI

Rostomyan, T. and Cline, E. and Lavrukhin, I. and Atac, H. and Atencio, A. and Bernauer, J. C. and Briscoe, W. J. and Cohen, D. and Cohen, E. O. and Collicott, C. and Deiters, K. and Dogra, S. and Downie, E. and Erni, W. and Fernando, I. P. and Flannery, A. and Gautam, T. and Ghosal, D. and Gilman, R. and Golossanov, A. and Hirschman, J. and Kim, M. and Kohl, M. and Krusche, B. and Li, L. and Lin, W. and Liyanage, A. and Lorenzon, W. and Mohanmurthy, P. and Nazeer, J. and Or, P. and Patel, T. and Piasetzky, E. and Pilip, N. and Reid, H. and Reimer, P. E. and Ron, G. and Rooney, E. and Shamai, Y. and Solazzo, P. and Strauch, S. and Vidne, D. and Wuerfel, N.. (2021) Timing detectors with SiPM read-out for the MUSE experiment at PSI. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment, 986. p. 164801.

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The Muon Scattering Experiment at the Paul Scherrer Institute uses a mixed beam of electrons, muons, and pions, necessitating precise timing to identify the beam particles and reactions they cause. We describe the design and performance of three timing detectors using plastic scintillator read out with silicon photomultipliers that have been built for the experiment. The Beam Hodoscope, upstream of the scattering target, counts the beam flux and precisely times beam particles both to identify species and provide a starting time for time-of-flight measurements. The Beam Monitor, downstream of the scattering target, counts the unscattered beam flux, helps identify background in scattering events, and precisely times beam particles for time-of-flight measurements. The Beam Focus Monitor, mounted on the target ladder under the liquid hydrogen target inside the target vacuum chamber, is used in dedicated runs to sample the beam spot at three points near the target center, where the beam should be focused.
Faculties and Departments:05 Faculty of Science > Departement Physik > Former Organization Units Physics > Hadronenphysik (Krusche)
UniBasel Contributors:Krusche, Bernd
Item Type:Article, refereed
Article Subtype:Research Article
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