Fragment detection system for studies of exotic neutron-rich nuclei

  • Kruse J
  • Galonsky A
  • Snow C
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Abstract

We have developed a fragment detection system for use in studies of exotic, neutron-rich nuclei. Using a C-shaped dipole magnet, the system sweeps charged fragments and un-reacted beam particles through an angle before stopping them in an array of plastic scintillator detectors, recording time-of-flight and total energy. The system also includes a pair of silicon strip detectors to measure fragment angle of emergence from the target and energy loss for particle identification. © 2002 Elsevier Science B.V. All rights reserved.

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  • Fragment kinematics
  • Neutron-fragment coincidences

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Authors

  • J. J. Kruse

  • A. Galonsky

  • C. Snow

  • E. Tryggestad

  • J. Wang

  • J. J. Kruse

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