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Title: Illumination system for the MICE tracker station assembly QA
Authors: Takahashi, M
Hobson, PR
Kyberd, P
Nebrensky, JJ
Keywords: Muon ionization cooling experiment
Scintillating fibre tracker
Illumination system
Publication Date: 2007
Publisher: International Muon Ionization Cooling Experiment
Citation: MICE Note (MICE-NOTE-DET-167), Apr 2007
Abstract: This document describes the design and preparation of the optical system used to illuminate the scintillating-fibre planes to be used in the MICE Tracker. This illumination test during the tracker station assembly is a part of the quality assurance (QA) scheme. The optical design uses a two-stage approach: first, cylindrical optics are used to focus the round beam from the LED into to a long, thin shape. A mechanical slit is placed here to select an evenly illuminated region, providing it with well-defined edges. The second stage is a set of relay optics which project an image of the slit aperture on to the scintillating-fibre plane. A useful consequence of using relay optics rather than a simple slit close to the fibre plane is that wear or accidental damage to the fibres are avoided when the illumination system is being scanned across.
Description: Copyright @ 2007 MICE
URI: http://mice.iit.edu/notes/notes.html
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