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ACE-CRIS Scintillating Optical Fiber Trajectory (SOFT) detector: a calibration at the NSCL
Author(s): Paul L. Hink; W. Robert Binns; Joseph Klarmann; M. A. Olevitch
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Paper Abstract

The scintillating optical fiber trajectory (SOFT) detector, which is the hodoscope for the cosmic ray isotope spectrometer (CRIS) on the NASA advanced composition explorer (ACE) satellite, was calibrated using 155 MeV/n He, Li, C, N, O, Ne, and Ar at the Michigan State University National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory (NSCL). The instrument consists of three hodoscope fiber planes and one trigger plane which are read out by an image intensified CCD camera system and by intensified photodiodes respectively. The instrument is described and the detection efficiency and spatial resolution is presented.

Paper Details

Date Published: 18 October 1996
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 2806, Gamma-Ray and Cosmic-Ray Detectors, Techniques, and Missions, (18 October 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.253979
Show Author Affiliations
Paul L. Hink, Washington Univ. (United States)
W. Robert Binns, Washington Univ. (United States)
Joseph Klarmann, Washington Univ. (United States)
M. A. Olevitch, Washington Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2806:
Gamma-Ray and Cosmic-Ray Detectors, Techniques, and Missions
Brian D. Ramsey; Thomas A. Parnell, Editor(s)

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