A Proton Detector for Medium Energy Physics

Gregel, Jorg Andreas (1995) A Proton Detector for Medium Energy Physics. MSc(R) thesis, University of Glasgow.

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Abstract

This thesis is concerned with a proton detector matrix used in a measurement of the 12C(gamma,Pgamma')1B reaction. The matrix consists of 20 CsI(Tl) crystals, each of which is read out by a photodiode. Chapter 1 gives an introduction into the physics of the experiment and explains the aim and execution of this experiment. Chapter 2 is a description of the detector composition including the electronics. Chapter 3 contains measurements which have been made in order to obtain optimum energy resolution and uniform light collection efficiency for the detector. Chapter 4 describes some Monte Carlo models. These models are investigations into the light collection efficiencies for different crystal and diode sizes and the proton detection characteristics. Chapter 5 gives a description of the setup used in the 12C(gamma,Pgamma')1B experiment. It also presents some preliminary results of this experiment.

Item Type: Thesis (MSc(R))
Qualification Level: Masters
Additional Information: Adviser: John Annand
Keywords: High energy physics, Nuclear physics and radiation
Date of Award: 1995
Depositing User: Enlighten Team
Unique ID: glathesis:1995-74571
Copyright: Copyright of this thesis is held by the author.
Date Deposited: 27 Sep 2019 17:44
Last Modified: 27 Sep 2019 17:44
URI: http://theses.gla.ac.uk/id/eprint/74571

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