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GEANT4 Simulations of the ISIS Muon Target at Rutherford Appleton Laboratory

Bungau, Adriana and Lord, James (2009) GEANT4 Simulations of the ISIS Muon Target at Rutherford Appleton Laboratory. In: Proceedings of the 23rd Particle Accelerator Conference 4 – 8 May 2009 Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. PAC 09, Vancouver, Canada, pp. 1400-1402.

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    Abstract

    MuSR science requires the availabilty of intense beams
    of polarised positive muons. At the ISIS pulsed muon facility
    at Rutherford Appleton Laboratory the muons are generated
    from a low Z thin slab graphite target inserted in
    the proton beam. We report on the use of the Monte Carlo
    simulation code Geant4 in simulations of the performance
    of the current muon target. The results are benchmarked
    against the experimental performance of the target.

    Item Type: Book Chapter
    Subjects: Q Science > Q Science (General)
    Q Science > QC Physics
    Schools: School of Applied Sciences
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    Depositing User: Sara Taylor
    Date Deposited: 20 Dec 2011 12:18
    Last Modified: 20 Dec 2011 12:18
    URI: http://eprints.hud.ac.uk/id/eprint/12225

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