AGATA modules as Compton polarimeters for the measurement of gamma-ray linear polarisation
1 Dipartimento di Fisica ed Astronomia, Università degli Studi di Firenze, Italy
2 INFN, Sezione di Firenze, Italy
3 Dipartimento di Fisica, Università degli Studi di Padova, Italy
4 INFN, Sezione di Padova, Italy
5 INFN, Laboratori Nazionali di Legnaro, Italy
6 IFIC, CSIC -University of Valentia, Spain
7 Now at Department of Physics, University of Oslo, Norway
8 University of the West Scotland, United Kingdom
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Published online: 20 March 2014
The ability of a cluster of three segmented Ge crystals (“AGATA module”) acting as a Compton polarimeter to measure the linear polarization of gamma rays has been investigated at an energy close to 511 keV. Partially polarized gamma rays have been produced by Coulomb excitation of the first excited state of 104Pd a and 108Pd.
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