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A dedicated decay-spectroscopy station for the collinear resonance ionization experiment at ISOLDE

Rajabali, MM, Bissell, ML, De Schepper, S, Dewolf, K, Neyens, G, Papuga, J, Lynch, KM, Billowes, J, Flanagan, KT, Procter, TJ, Smith, AJ, Cocolios, TE, Le Blanc, F, Matea, I, Verney, D, Marsh, BA, Rothe, S, Mason, PJR, Walker, PM, Wood, RT, Wendt, K, Simpson, GS and Stroke, HH (2013) A dedicated decay-spectroscopy station for the collinear resonance ionization experiment at ISOLDE Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment, 707. pp. 35-39.

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Abstract

A new decay-spectroscopy station (DSS) has been developed to be coupled to the collinear resonance ionization spectroscopy (CRIS) beam line at CERN-ISOLDE. The system uses a rotatable wheel with ten 20μg/ carbon foils as beam implantation sites for the efficient measurement of charged decay products. Silicon detectors are placed on either side of the carbon foil in an optimal geometry to cover a large solid angle for detecting these charged particles. In addition to the silicon detectors at the on-beam axis position, a second pair of off-beam axis detectors are placed at the wheel position 108° away, allowing longer-lived species to be studied. Up to three high purity germanium detectors can be placed around the chamber for particle-gamma correlated measurement. The radioactive beam is transported through the CRIS beam line before implantation into a carbon foil at the DSS. All materials used in the DSS are UHV-compatible to maintain high vacuum conditions required by the CRIS beam line. This paper describes the DSS and presents the first data collected at the setup during the commissioning run with Fr. © 2012 Elsevier B.V.

Item Type: Article
Divisions : Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences > Physics
Authors :
AuthorsEmailORCID
Rajabali, MMUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Bissell, MLUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
De Schepper, SUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Dewolf, KUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Neyens, GUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Papuga, JUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Lynch, KMUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Billowes, JUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Flanagan, KTUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Procter, TJUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Smith, AJUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Cocolios, TEUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Le Blanc, FUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Matea, IUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Verney, DUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Marsh, BAUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Rothe, SUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Mason, PJRUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Walker, PMUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Wood, RTUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Wendt, KUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Simpson, GSUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Stroke, HHUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Date : 11 April 2013
Identification Number : 10.1016/j.nima.2012.12.090
Additional Information : NOTICE: this is the author’s version of a work that was accepted for publication in Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment. Changes resulting from the publishing process, such as peer review, editing, corrections, structural formatting, and other quality control mechanisms may not be reflected in this document. Changes may have been made to this work since it was submitted for publication. A definitive version was subsequently published in Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment, 707, April 2013, DOI 10.1016/j.nima.2012.12.090.
Depositing User : Symplectic Elements
Date Deposited : 22 Mar 2013 09:29
Last Modified : 23 Sep 2013 20:01
URI: http://epubs.surrey.ac.uk/id/eprint/760997

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