High purity pion beam at TRIUMF

A. Aguilar-Arevalo, M. Blecher, D. A. Bryman, J. Comfort, J. Doornbos, L. Doria, A. Hussein, N. Ito, S. Kettell, L. Kurchaninov, C. Malbrunot, G. M. Marshall, T. Numao, R. Poutissou, A. Sher, B. Walker, K. Yamada

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Abstract

An extension of the TRIUMF M13 low-energy pion channel designed to suppress positrons based on an energy-loss technique is described. A source of beam channel momentum calibration from the decay π+ → e+ ν is also described.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)102-105
Number of pages4
JournalNuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment
Volume609
Issue number2-3
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 11 2009

Keywords

  • Beam channel
  • Particle separation
  • Pion decay

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics
  • Instrumentation

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    Aguilar-Arevalo, A., Blecher, M., Bryman, D. A., Comfort, J., Doornbos, J., Doria, L., Hussein, A., Ito, N., Kettell, S., Kurchaninov, L., Malbrunot, C., Marshall, G. M., Numao, T., Poutissou, R., Sher, A., Walker, B., & Yamada, K. (2009). High purity pion beam at TRIUMF. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment, 609(2-3), 102-105. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nima.2009.08.053