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Detection of energetic neutrons in multiparticle final states
Author(s): Tomislav Petkovic
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Paper Abstract

Detection of outgoing neutrons after pion absorption on nuclei is discussed. The importance of good energy and position resolution together with the knowledge of integral and differential neutron detection efficiency in the range from 10 MeV to 300 MeV is emphasized. Light response coefficients recently obtained for typical organic scintillators are given and Monte Carlo codes for neutron detection efficiency calculations are reviewed. Detection characteristics for neutrons of the large area position-sensitive TOF detector and the 4(pi) detector LADS, both developed at PSI to study pion-nucleus absorption, are described for the cases of kinematically complete multi-particle final states.

Paper Details

Date Published: 3 March 1995
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 2339, International Conference on Neutrons and Their Applications, (3 March 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.204143
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Tomislav Petkovic, Univ. of Zagreb (Croatia)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2339:
International Conference on Neutrons and Their Applications
George Vourvopoulos; Themis Paradellis, Editor(s)

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