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Title: Electron-muon ranger: performance in the MICE muon beam
Authors: Adams, D
Alekou, A
Apollonio, M
Asfandiyarov, R
Barber, G
Barclay, P
de Bari, A
Bayes, R
Bayliss, V
Bene, P
Bertoni, R
Oates, A
Onel, Y
Orestano, D
Overton, E
Owens, P
Palladino, V
Pasternak, J
Pastore, F
Pidcott, C
Popovic, M
Blackmore, VJ
Preece, R
Prestemon, S
Rajaram, D
Ramberger, S
Rayner, MA
Ricciardi, S
Roberts, TJ
Robinson, M
Rogers, C
Ronald, K
Blondel, A
Rothenfusser, K
Rubinov, P
Rucinski, P
Sakamato, H
Sanders, DA
Sandstrom, R
Santos, E
Savidge, T
Smith, PJ
Snopok, P
Blot, S
Soler, FJP
Speirs, D
Stanley, T
Stokes, G
Summers, DJ
Tarrant, J
Taylor, I
Tortora, L
Torun, Y
Tsenov, R
Bogomilov, M
Tunnell, CD
Uchida, MA
Vankova-Kirilova, G
Virostek, S
Vretenar, M
Warburton, P
Watson, S
White, C
Whyte, CG
Wilson, A
Bonesini, M
Wisting, H
Yang, X
Young, A
Zisman, M
Booth, CN
Bowring, D
Boyd, S
Bradshaw, TW
Bravar, U
Bross, AD
Cadoux, F
Capponi, M
Carlisle, T
Cecchet, G
Charnley, C
Chignoli, F
Cline, D
Cobb, JH
Colling, G
Collomb, N
Coney, L
Cooke, P
Courthold, M
Cremaldi, LM
Debieux, S
DeMello, A
Dick, A
Dobbs, A
Dornan, P
Drielsma, F
Filthaut, F
Fitzpatrick, T
Franchini, P
Francis, V
Fry, L
Gallagher, A
Gamet, R
Gardener, R
Gourlay, S
Grant, A
Graulich, JS
Greis, J
Griffiths, S
Hanlet, P
Hansen, OM
Hanson, GG
Hart, TL
Hartnett, T
Hayler, T
Heidt, C
Hills, M
Hodgson, P
Hunt, C
Husi, C
Iaciofano, A
Ishimoto, S
Kafka, G
Kaplan, DM
Karadzhov, Y
Kim, YK
Kuno, Y
Kyberd, P
Lagrange, J-B
Langlands, J
Lau, W
Leonova, M
Li, D
Lintern, A
Littlefield, M
Long, K
Luo, T
Macwaters, C
Martlew, B
Martyniak, J
Masciocchi, F
Mazza, R
Middleton, S
Moretti, A
Moss, A
Muir, A
Mullacrane, I
Nebrensky, JJ
Neuffer, D
Nichols, A
Nicholson, R
Nicola, L
Messomo, EN
Nugent, JC
Issue Date: 2015
Publisher: IOP Publishing
Citation: Journal of Instrumentation, 10, (22): ARTN P12012, (2015)
Abstract: The Muon Ionization Cooling Experiment (MICE) will perform a detailed study of ionization cooling to evaluate the feasibility of the technique. To carry out this program, MICE requires an efficient particle-identification (PID) system to identify muons. The Electron-Muon Ranger (EMR) is a fully-active tracking-calorimeter that forms part of the PID system and tags muons that traverse the cooling channel without decaying. The detector is capable of identifying electrons with an efficiency of 98.6%, providing a purity for the MICE beam that exceeds 99.8%. The EMR also proved to be a powerful tool for the reconstruction of muon momenta in the range 100–280 MeV/c.
ISSN: 1748-0221
Appears in Collections:Dept of Electronic and Electrical Engineering Research Papers

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