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Position Measurements for Heavy Ion Beams Using a Sodium Iodide Scintillator

Buffington, A. and Lau, Koon and Schindler, Stephen M. (1981) Position Measurements for Heavy Ion Beams Using a Sodium Iodide Scintillator. In: Proceedings of the 17th International Cosmic Ray Conference. Vol.8. CEN Saclay , Gif-sur-Yvette, France, pp. 117-120. https://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20140417-143019805

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Abstract

A 50 cm diameter, 1.7 cm thick disc of NaI(Tl) scintillator has been mounted to permit edge viewing by four photomultipliers. Energetic heavy ions passing through the scintillator at different positions cause a variation in the division of light among the photomultipliers. We have achieved a performance close to the expected limit for 670 MeV/n· ·neon. Calculations of expected response using an optical model agree well with the measurements.


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Additional Information:© IUPAP. Provided by the NASA Astrophysics Data System. This work was supported by Grant NGR 05-002-160 of the National Space and Aeronautics Administration. We are grateful to W.E. Althouse, E.C. Stone, and R.E. Vogt for much support and helpful criticism.
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