Experimental apparatus for annihilation cross-section measurements of low energy antiprotons

Year: 2013

Authors: Corradini M., Hayano R., Hori M., Leali M., Lodi Rizzini E., Mascagna V., Mozzanica A., Prest M., Todoroki K., Vallazza E., Venturelli L., Zurlo N., Baratto C., Ferroni M., Vomiero A.

Autors Affiliation: Univ Brescia, Dipartimento Ingn Informaz, I-25133 Brescia, Italy; Ist Nazl Fis Nucl, Grp Collegato Brescia, I-25133 Brescia, Italy; Univ Tokyo, Dept Phys, Bunkyo Ku, Tokyo 1130033, Japan; Max Planck Inst Quantum Opt, D-85748 Garching, Germany; Ist Nazl Fis Nucl, Sez Milano Bicocca, Milan, Italy; CNR IDASC Sensor Lab, I-25133 Brescia, Italy

Abstract: The nuclear physics program of the ASACUSA experiment at the Antiproton Decelerator (AD) at CERN is concerned with the measurements of antiproton-nuclei cross-sections at low energies (from 5.3 MeV down to the 100 keV region). These measurements are expected to contribute to understand the dynamics of the annihilation process. We give here a full description of the experimental apparatus used for the measurements at 5.3 MeV. (c) 2013 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.

Journal/Review: NUCLEAR INSTRUMENTS & METHODS IN PHYSICS RESEARCH SECTION A-ACCELERATORS SPECTROMETERS DETECTORS AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT

Volume: 711      Pages from: 12  to: 20

More Information: Instituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare, INFN. Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, DFG. European Science Foundation, ESF. Instituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare, INFN. Università degli Studi di Brescia. Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, DFG. CERN. Munich-Centre for Advanced Photonics, MAP. – The authors thank the other members of the ASACUSA Collaboration, the CERN AD staff and Giorgio Di Giovambattista for his support in the computer management. This work was supported by Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare (INFN) , Università di Brescia , the European Young Investigator Awards (EURYI) of the European Science Foundation and the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) , and the Munich Advanced Photonics (MAP) cluster of DFG .
KeyWords: Antiproton annihilations; Nuclear reactions; Scintillating fibers
DOI: 10.1016/j.nima.2013.01.015

Citations: 18
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