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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: 21 Aug 2015 07:59
URI: http://eprints.hud.ac.uk/id/eprint/12230

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