publication . Other literature type . Article . Preprint . 2016

Pion Contamination in the MICE Muon Beam

Adams, D.; Alekou, A.; Apollonio, M.; Asfandiyarov, R.; Barber, G.; Barclay, P.; de Bari, A.; Bayes, R.; Bayliss, V.; Bertoni, R.; ...
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  • Published: 01 Mar 2016
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
The international Muon Ionization Cooling Experiment (MICE) will perform a systematic investigation of ionization cooling with muon beams of momentum between 140 and 240\,MeV/c at the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory ISIS facility. The measurement of ionization cooling in MICE relies on the selection of a pure sample of muons that traverse the experiment. To make this selection, the MICE Muon Beam is designed to deliver a beam of muons with less than $\sim$1\% contamination. To make the final muon selection, MICE employs a particle-identification (PID) system upstream and downstream of the cooling cell. The PID system includes time-of-flight hodoscopes, threshold-...
Subjects
arXiv: Physics::Accelerator PhysicsPhysics::Instrumentation and DetectorsHigh Energy Physics::ExperimentPhysics::Atomic Physics
free text keywords: Detectors and Experimental Techniques, Instrumentation, Mathematical Physics, Science & Technology, Technology, Instruments & Instrumentation, Instrumentation for particle accelerators and storage rings - low energy (linear accelerators, cyclotrons, electrostatic accelerators), Beam-line instrumentation (beam position and profile, monitors; beam-intensity monitors; bunch length monitors), DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION, Nuclear & Particles Physics, Instrumentation for particle accelerators and storage rings - low energy (linear accelerators,cyclotrons, electrostatic accelerators), Beam-intensity monitors, Beam-line instrumentation (beam position and profile monitors, Bunch length monitors, Physics - Instrumentation and Detectors, High Energy Physics - Experiment, European commission, Library science, European community, Nuclear physics, Physics
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EC| TIARA
Project
TIARA
Test Infrastructure and Accelerator Research Area
  • Funder: European Commission (EC)
  • Project Code: 261905
  • Funding stream: FP7 | SP4 | INFRA
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EC| AIDA
Project
AIDA
Advanced European Infrastructures for Detectors at Accelerators
  • Funder: European Commission (EC)
  • Project Code: 262025
  • Funding stream: FP7 | SP4 | INFRA
Communities
EGI FederationEGI virtual organizations: mice
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