A new measurement of the neutron detection efficiency for the Nal Crystal Ball detector

M. Martemianov, V. Kulikov, B. T. Demissie, Z. Marinides, C. S. Akondi, J. R.M. Annand, H. J. Arends, R. Beck, N. Borisov, A. Braghieri, W. J. Briscoe, S. Cherepnya, C. Collicott, S. Costanza, E. J. Downie, M. Dieterle, M. I.Ferretti Bondy, L. V. Fil'kov, S. Garni, D. I. GlazierD. Glowa, W. Gradl, G. Gurevich, D. Hornidge, G. M. Huber, A. Kaeser, V. L. Kashevarov, I. Keshelashvili, R. Kondratiev, M. Korolija, B. Krusche, A. Lazarev, J. M. Linturi, V. Lisin, K. Livingston, I. J.D. MacGregor, D. M. Manley, P. P. Martel, D. G. Middleton, R. Miskimen, A. Mushkarenkov, A. Neganov, A. Neiser, M. Oberle, M. Ostrick, P. Ott, P. B. Otte, B. Oussena, P. Pedroni, A. Polonski, S. Prakhov, G. Ron, T. Rostomyan, A. Sarty, D. M. Schott, S. Schumann, V. Sokhoyan, O. Steffen, I. I. Strakovsky, Th Strub, I. Supek, M. Thiel, A. Thomas, M. Unverzagt, Yu A. Usov, S. Wagner, D. P. Watts, J. Wettig, D. Werthmüller, L. Witthauer, M. Wolfes

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Abstract

We report on a measurement of the neutron detection efficiency in NaI crystals in the Crystal Ball detector obtained from a study of single π0 photoproduction on deuterium using the tagged photon beam at the Mainz Microtron. The results were obtained up to a neutron energy of 400 MeV . They are compared to previous measurements made more than 15 years ago at the pion beam at the BNL AGS.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article numberT04001
JournalJournal of Instrumentation
Volume10
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 1 2015

Keywords

  • Calorimeters
  • Performance of High Energy Physics Detectors

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Mathematical Physics
  • Instrumentation

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    Martemianov, M., Kulikov, V., Demissie, B. T., Marinides, Z., Akondi, C. S., Annand, J. R. M., Arends, H. J., Beck, R., Borisov, N., Braghieri, A., Briscoe, W. J., Cherepnya, S., Collicott, C., Costanza, S., Downie, E. J., Dieterle, M., Bondy, M. I. F., Fil'kov, L. V., Garni, S., ... Wolfes, M. (2015). A new measurement of the neutron detection efficiency for the Nal Crystal Ball detector. Journal of Instrumentation, 10(4), [T04001]. https://doi.org/10.1088/1748-0221/10/04/T04001