publication . Article . Other literature type . 2020

Demonstration of cooling by the Muon Ionization Cooling Experiment

Bogomilov, M.; Tsenov, R.; Vankova-Kirilova, G.; Song, Y. P.; Tang, J. Y.; Li, Z. H.; Bertoni, R.; Bonesini, M.; Chignoli, F.; Mazza, R.; ...
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  • Published: 05 Feb 2020
  • Publisher: Springer Nature
Abstract
The use of accelerated beams of electrons, protons or ions has furthered the development of nearly every scientific discipline. However, high-energy muon beams of equivalent quality have not yet been delivered. Muon beams can be created through the decay of pions produced by the interaction of a proton beam with a target. Such ‘tertiary’ beams have much lower brightness than those created by accelerating electrons, protons or ions. High-brightness muon beams comparable to those produced by state-of-the-art electron, proton and ion accelerators could facilitate the study of lepton–antilepton collisions at extremely high energies and provide well characterized neu...
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arXiv: Physics::Accelerator PhysicsHigh Energy Physics::Experiment
free text keywords: Article, Mechanical engineering, Experimental nuclear physics, Experimental particle physics, QC, MICE collaboration, General Science & Technology, Multidisciplinary, hep-ex, Particle Physics - Experiment, physics.acc-ph, Accelerators and Storage Rings, Proton, Electron, Pion, Neutrino, Large Hadron Collider, Ionization cooling, Muon, Physics, Ion, Nuclear physics
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Advanced European Infrastructures for Detectors at Accelerators
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Test Infrastructure and Accelerator Research Area
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