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May 18 – 20, 2015
National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory
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MINOS : performance and results from the first physics experiment at the RIBF

May 19, 2015, 4:50 PM
Lecture Hall (National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory)

Lecture Hall

National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory

640 South Shaw Lane East Lansing, MI 48824
Oral Presentation Physics and Experiments Session 8


Ms Clementine Santamaria (CEA Saclay)


MINOS is a new device composed of a thick liquid hydrogen target and a Time Projection Chamber (TPC), dedicated to the in-beam spectroscopy of very exotic nuclei in inverse kinematics by proton-induced knockout reactions at the Radioactive Isotope Beam Factory (RIBF) in Japan. This TPC enables the detection of the charged particles produced by knockout reactions and the reconstruction of the reaction vertex, thus ensuring a good Doppler correction for the measured gamma rays. The TPC has been validated in beam at the HIMAC facility in Chiba in October 2013 and the MINOS device was coupled to the DALI2 scintillator array during the first experimental campaign aimed at the first gamma-spectroscopy of 66Cr, 70Fe, 72Fe and 78Ni at the RIBF in May 2014. The performance and tracking algorithm of the TPC will be presented, as well as first analysis results from the experimental campaign.

Primary author

Ms Clementine Santamaria (CEA Saclay)


Dr Alexandre Obertelli (CEA Saclay) Dr Anna Maria Corsi (CEA Saclay) Collaboration MINOS (CEA Saclay) Collaboration SEASTAR (CEA Saclay, RIKEN Nishina Center ...) Dr Corinne Louchart (TU Darmstadt) Dr Eiichi Takada (NIRS-HIMAC) Dr Frédéric Nowacki (IPHC Strasbourg) Dr Masaki Sasano (RIKEN Nishina Center) Dr Pieter Doornenbal (RIKEN Nishina Center) Dr Shinsuke Ota (Center for Nuclear Study, The University of Tokyo) Dr Volker Werner (TU Darmstadt)

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