Development of a liquid xenon scintillation detector for a new experiment to search for μ → eγ decays

T. Doke, T. Haruyama, T. Ishida, A. Maki, T. Mashimo, S. Mihara, T. Mitsuhashi, T. Mori, H. Nishiguchi, W. Ootani, S. Orito, K. Ozone, R. Sawada, S. Suzuki, K. Terasawa, M. Yamashita, J. Yashima, T. Yoshimura

研究成果: Conference article査読

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A novel gamma-ray detector based on a liquid xenon scintillator is under development for a new experiment to search for the lepton flavor violating process μ+ → e+γ at the Paul Scherrer Institute (PSI). The experiment is designed to have a sensitivity down to 10-14 branching ratio. We constructed a prototype detector with an active volume of 69l to demonstrate the performance of the proposed detector for high-energy gamma rays of around 50 MeV. After a test of the cryogenic system for the prototype detector, we have begun studies with the prototype using a gamma-beam up to 40 MeV from the laser Compton backscattering facility at the TERAS electron storage ring of the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST).

ジャーナルNuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment
出版ステータスPublished - 2003 6月 1
イベントProceedings of the tenth Symposium on Radiation - Ann Arbor, MI, United States
継続期間: 2002 5月 212002 5月 23

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • 核物理学および高エネルギー物理学
  • 器械工学


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