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Calibration of a Stack of NaI Scintillators at the Berkeley Bevalac

Schindler, S. M. and Buffington, A. and Lau, K. and Rasmussen, I. L. (1983) Calibration of a Stack of NaI Scintillators at the Berkeley Bevalac. In: 18th International Cosmic Ray Conference, Bangalore, India, August 22 to September 3, 1983. Vol.8. Tata Institute of Fundamental Research , Bombay, India, pp. 73-76. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20140423-134442705

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Abstract

A stack of twelve NaI (Tl) discs, 2 cm think each, has been exposed to sea level muons, and to beams of relativistic carbon, neon, argon, and manganese at the Berkeley Bevalac. For ^(55)Mn with γ = 2.75, the position-measuring accuracy of individual discs is better than ±2 mm, individual layer responses are close to the Landau distribution, and residual error for measuring total kinetic energy of the stopping ions is less than 0.25%.


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