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GEANT4 Target Simulations for the ISIS Muon Facility

Bungau, Adriana, Cywinski, R., Lord, James, King, Philip and Bungau, Cristian (2012) GEANT4 Target Simulations for the ISIS Muon Facility. Physics Procedia, 30. pp. 12-15. ISSN 1875-3892

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Abstract

ISIS is a world leading centre for research in the physical and life sciences at the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory. ISIS is used primarily for neutron production but it is also an intense source of pulsed muons. Muon target optimisation studies were performed with the Geant4 code as restrictions are imposed on target thickness, as this will affect the proton transmission to the second neutron target. In this paper we investigate the impact of incident proton energy on muon production and possible target geometries and target materials.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: 12th International Conference on Muon Spin Rotation, Relaxation and Resonance (μSR2011) Edited by Graeme M. Luke and Jeff Sonier
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 15:52
Last Modified: 28 Sep 2012 15:44
URI: http://eprints.hud.ac.uk/id/eprint/12236

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