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Volume 63, 2013Heavy Ion Accelerator Symposium 2013
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Combined in-beam gamma-ray and conversion electron spectroscopy with radioactive ion beams
Simulations of a silicon detector for the SPEDE spectrometer
1 Department of Physics, University of Jyväskylä, Finland
2 Helsinki Institute of Physics, Helsinki, Finland
3 Department of Physics, University of Liverpool, United Kingdom
4 Department of Physics, University of York, United Kingdom
5 Instituut voor Kern- en Stralingsfysica, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
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Published online: 19 December 2013
In-beam gamma-ray and electron spectroscopy have been widely used as tools to study the broad variety of phenomena in nuclear structure. The SPEDE spectrometer is a new device to be used in conjunction with the MINIBALL germanium detector array to enable the detection of internal conversion electrons in coincidence with gamma rays from de-exciting nuclei in radioactive ion beam experiments at the upcoming HIE-ISOLDE facility at CERN, Switzerland. Geant4 simulations were carried out in order to optimise the design and segmentation of the silicon detector to achieve good energy resolution and performance.
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