A low momentum tagged antineutron beam

L. Cugusi*, M. P. Macciotta, S. Marcello, A. Masoni, G. Puddu, A. Raimondi, S. Serci, M. T. Sergi, M. Agnello, F. Iazzi, B. Minetti, T. Bressani, A. Feliciello, A. Musso, R. Cherubini, F. Gramegna, M. Morandin, J. Lichtenstadt

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Abstract

The operating performances of a low-momentum (< 270 MeV/c) tagged n beam are reported. The n beam is obtained by means of the charge exchange reaction pp → nn on a liquid hydrogen target. The neutron associated to the n in the two-body reaction is used for the determination of the n energy and direction. The measured total rate of tagged n is 8.02 ± 0.03 × 10-5 per incident p at 300 MeV/c.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)354-360
Number of pages7
JournalNuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment
Volume270
Issue number2-3
DOIs
StatePublished - 15 Jul 1988

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