EPJ Web Conf.
Volume 184, 20189th European Summer School on Experimental Nuclear Astrophysics
|Number of page(s)||6|
|Published online||29 June 2018|
Gas detectors for nuclear physics experiments
INFN - Sezione di Napoli, Via Cintia,
I-80126 Napoli, Italy
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Published online: 29 June 2018
In this lecture I will present the operation principle and the different kinds of gas detecting systems for charged particles employed in high-energy and low-energy physics environments, with particular focus on the requirements of nuclear physics experiments with low-energy Radioactive Ion Beams (RIBs). I will show in more details an example of gas detector used at the RIB in-flight facility EXOTIC, for the ion beam tracking and for time of flight measurements. Finally, I will discuss the use of an active target in nuclear physics experiments with RIBs together with some key improvements of first generation devices required for facing the challenges of more intense RIBs.
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