Design of a Si-CsI detector for cluster measurements in the large-acceptance multipurpose spectrometer at RAON

Suhyun Lee, Songkyo Lee, Byungsik Hong, Kyong Sei Lee

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Abstract

We have designed a Si-CsI detector for measuring clusters from nuclear collisions in the forward region of the large-acceptance multipurpose spectrometer at RAON. The detector consists of two inclined annular rings, and covers the pseudorapidity from 1. 6 to 2. 1. Each ring comprises eight modules, and each module has three silicon layers and one CsI crystal bar. A realistic simulation demonstrates that the current design can identify isotopes at least up to Z = 9. The maximum measurable kinetic-energy range is distributed from 100 MeV to 1 GeV depending on the mass and Z. The Si-CsI detector will be useful for the study of the nuclear symmetry energy at RAON.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)885-891
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of the Korean Physical Society
Volume62
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2013 Apr 15

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Keywords

  • Equation of State
  • Heavy-Ion Collision
  • RAON
  • Rare Isotope
  • Si-CsI
  • Symmetry Energy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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