publication . Article . Preprint . Other literature type . 2019

First particle-by-particle measurement of emittance in the Muon Ionization Cooling Experiment

MICE Collaboration,; Adams, D.; Adey, D.; Asfandiyarov, R.; Barber, G.; de Bari, A.; Bayes, R.; Bayliss, V.; Bertoni, R.; Blackmore, V.; ...
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  • Published: 21 Mar 2019
  • Publisher: Springer
Abstract
The Muon Ionization Cooling Experiment (MICE) collaboration seeks to demonstrate the feasibility of ionization cooling, the technique by which it is proposed to cool the muon beam at a future neutrino factory or muon collider. The emittance is measured from an ensemble of muons assembled from those that pass through the experiment. A pure muon ensemble is selected using a particle identification system that can reject efficiently both pions and electrons. The position and momentum of each muon are measured using a high-precision scintillating-fibre tracker in a 4 T solenoidal magnetic field. This paper presents the techniques used to reconstruct the phase-space ...
Subjects
arXiv: Physics::Accelerator PhysicsPhysics::Instrumentation and DetectorsHigh Energy Physics::Experiment
free text keywords: Quantum Physics, Atomic, Molecular, Nuclear, Particle and Plasma Physics, Physics - Accelerator Physics, Physics - Instrumentation and Detectors, Astrophysics, QB460-466, Nuclear and particle physics. Atomic energy. Radioactivity, QC770-798, Science & Technology, Physical Sciences, Physics, Particles & Fields, Physics, DESIGN, physics.acc-ph, physics.ins-det, 0206 Quantum Physics, 0202 Atomic, Molecular, Nuclear, Particle and Plasma Physics, Nuclear & Particles Physics, QC, ddc:500.2
Funded by
EC| AIDA
Project
AIDA
Advanced European Infrastructures for Detectors at Accelerators
  • Funder: European Commission (EC)
  • Project Code: 262025
  • Funding stream: FP7 | SP4 | INFRA
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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
Communities
EGI FederationEGI virtual organizations: mice
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