Implantation-decay station for low-energy β-delayed proton measurements

M. McCleskey, L. Trache, A. Saastamoinen, A. Banu, E. Simmons, B. Roeder, G. Tabacaru, R. E. Tribble, T. Davinson, P. J. Woods, J. Aysto

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Abstract

We have built an implantation-decay station for β-delayed proton and α decay studies at the focal plane of the Momentum Achromat Recoil Spectrometer (MARS) at the Cyclotron Institute of Texas A&M University. Energetic secondary beams with a small momentum spread are stopped in a controlled manner into a very thin silicon strip detector. In addition, high-purity germanium detectors are installed for γ ray detection. Here we give a description of the setup and the observed performance down to Ep≈200keV using implanted 23Al and 31Cl sources.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)124-129
Number of pages6
JournalNuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment
Volume700
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Feb 2013

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