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Record Id 25088858
Title Pion contamination in the MICE muon beam
Contributors
D Adams (STFC Rutherford Appleton Lab.), A Alekou, M Apollonio, R Asfandiyarov, G Barber, P Barclay (STFC Rutherford Appleton Lab.), A de Bari, R Bayes, V Bayliss (STFC Rutherford Appleton Lab.), R Bertoni, V Blackmore, A Blondel, S Blot, M Bogomilov, M Bonesini, C Booth, D Bowring, S Boyd, T Brashaw (STFC Rutherford Appleton Lab.), U Bravar, A Bross, M Capponi, T Carlisle, G Cecchet, C Charnley (STFC Daresbury Lab.), F Chignoli, D Cline, J Cobb, G Colling, N Collomb (STFC Daresbury Lab.), L Coney, P Cooke, M Courthold (STFC Rutherford Appleton Lab.), L Cremaldi, A DeMello, A Dick, A Dobbs, P Dornan, M Drews, F Drielsma, F Filthaut, T Fitzpatrick, P Franchini, V Francis (STFC Rutherford Appleton Lab.), L Fry (STFC Rutherford Appleton Lab.), A Gallagher (STFC Daresbury Lab.), R Gamet, R Gardener, S Gourlay, A Grant (STFC Daresbury Lab.), J Greis (Pr.Au.), S Griffiths (STFC Daresbury Lab.) (Pr.Au.), P Hanlet (Pr.Au.), O Hansen (Pr.Au.), G Hanson (Pr.Au.), T Hart (Pr.Au.), T Hartnett (STFC Daresbury Lab.) (Pr.Au.), T Hayler (STFC Rutherford Appleton Lab.) (Pr.Au.), C Heidt (Pr.Au.), M Hills (STFC Rutherford Appleton Lab.) (Pr.Au.), P Hodgson, C Hunt, A Iaciofano, S Ishimoto, G Kafka, D Kaplan, Y Karadzhov, Y Kim, Y Kuno, P Kyberd, J Lagrange, J Langlands, W Lau, M Leonova, D Li, A Lintern (STFC Rutherford Appleton Lab.), M Littlefield, K Long, T Luo, C Macwaters (STFC Rutherford Appleton Lab.), B Martlew (STFC Daresbury Lab.), J Martyniak, R Mazza, S Middleton, A Moretti, A Moss (STFC Daresbury Lab.), A Muir (STFC Daresbury Lab.), I Mullacrane (STFC Daresbury Lab.), J Nebrensky, D Neuffer, A Nichols (STFC Rutherford Appleton Lab.), R Nicholson, J Nugent, A Oates (STFC Daresbury Lab.), Y Onel, D Orestano, E Overton, P Owens (STFC Daresbury Lab.), V Palladino, J Pasternak, F Pastore, C Pidcott, M Popovic, R Preece (STFC Rutherford Appleton Lab.), S Prestemon, D Rajaram, S Ramberger, M Rayner, S Ricciardi (STFC Rutherford Appleton Lab.), T Roberts, M Robinson, C Rogers (STFC Rutherford Appleton Lab.), K Ronald, P Rubinov, P Rucinski, H Sakamato, D Sanders, E Santos, T Savidge, P Smith, P Snopok, F Soler, D Speirs, T Stanley (STFC Rutherford Appleton Lab.), G Stokes (STFC Daresbury Lab.), D Summers, J Tarrant (STFC Rutherford Appleton Lab.), I Taylor, L Tortora, Y Torun, R Tsenov, C Tunnell, M Uchida, G Vankova-Kirilova, S Virostek, M Vretenar, P Warburton (STFC Daresbury Lab.), S Watson (STFC Rutherford Appleton Lab.), C White (STFC Daresbury Lab.), C Whyte, A Wilson (STFC Rutherford Appleton Lab.), M Winter, X Yang, A Young, M Zisman
Abstract The international Muon Ionization Cooling Experiment (MICE) will perform a systematic investigation of ionization cooling with muon beams of momentum between 140 and 240 MeV/c at the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory ISIS facility. The measurement of ionization cooling in MICE relies on the selection of a pure sample of muons that traverse the experiment. To make this selection, the MICE Muon Beam is designed to deliver a beam of muons with less than ~1% contamination. To make the final muon selection, MICE employs a particle-identification (PID) system upstream and downstream of the cooling cell. The PID system includes time-of-flight hodoscopes, threshold-Cherenkov counters and calorimetry. The upper limit for the pion contamination measured in this paper is fπ < 1.4% at 90% C.L., including systematic uncertainties. Therefore, the MICE Muon Beam is able to meet the stringent pion-contamination requirements of the study of ionization cooling.
Organisation PPD , ASTeC , TECH , CI , STFC , MICE
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Funding Information
Related Research Object(s): 23180815
Language English (EN)
Type Details URI(s) Local file(s) Year
Journal Article JINST 11, no. 3 (2016): P03001. doi:10.1088/1748-0221/11/03/P03001 2016
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