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Material Studies for the ISIS Muon Target

Bungau, Adriana, Cywinski, R., Bungau, Cristian, King, Phlip and Lord, James (2010) Material Studies for the ISIS Muon Target. In: IPAC'10 - Proceedings of the 1st International Particle Accelerator Conference. IPAC 10 OC/ACFA, Kyoto, Japan, pp. 253-255. ISBN 9789290833529

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    Abstract

    The ISIS neutron spallation source uses a separate muon
    target 20 m upstream of the neutron target for MuSR research.
    Because ISIS is primarily a neutron source, it imposes
    restrictions upon the muon target, which normally
    are not present at other muon facilities like PSI or TRIUMF.
    In particular it is not possible to use thicker targets
    and higher energy proton drivers because of the loss of neutrons
    and the increased background at neutron instruments.
    In this paper we investigate possible material choices for
    the ISIS muon target for increased muon yield.

    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 14:13
    Last Modified: 10 Jul 2012 14:29
    URI: http://eprints.hud.ac.uk/id/eprint/12230

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