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The Charge (Z) Identification Module (ZIM) for ACCESS: An Instrument Calibration using 10.6 GeV/nucleon 79AU

Cummings, J. R. and Adams, J.H. and Barbier, L. M. and Binns, W. R. and Christian, E. R. and deNolfo, G. A. and Hink, P. L. and Israel, M. H. and Leske, R. A. and Link, J. T. and Menn, W. and Mewaldt, R. A. and Mitchell, J. W. and Schindler, S. M. and Simon, M. and Sposato, S. H. and Stone, E. C. and Streitmatter, R. E. and Waddington, C. J. and Wiedenbeck, M. E. (1999) The Charge (Z) Identification Module (ZIM) for ACCESS: An Instrument Calibration using 10.6 GeV/nucleon 79AU. In: Proceedings of the 26th International Cosmic Ray Conference. Vol.5. International Union of Pure and Applied Physics , pp. 156-159. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20150217-142509052

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Abstract

We report the results of an accelerator calibration of detectors planned for use in the ZIM experiment for ACCESS. The experiment utilizes silicon detectors to measure dE/dx, and aerogel and acrylic Cherenkov counters for velocity measurements. For a 79Au beam with energy 10.6 GeV/nucleon, we obtain resolution in charge for the silicon, acrylic Cherenkov, and aerogel Cherenkov of 0.20, 0.22, and 0.45 cu respectively.


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