In the framework of the NUMEN project, aimed at the investigation of the nuclear matrix elements connected to the neutrinoless double beta decay by means of the Double Charge Exchange nuclear reactions (Cappuzzello et al., 2015), a high granularity stop detector for heavy ions is needed. It has to allow the identification of ions up to Z approximate to 10 while maintaining a total energy resolution around 2%. As the use of silicon detectors is not possible, due to their poor radiation hardness, scintillators are being investigated as possible candidates. In this paper we show a promising result obtained using a plastic + inorganic phoswich scintillator readout by means of a Silicon Photo Multiplier. (C) 2016 The Authors. Published by Elsevier B.V. This is an open access article under the CC BY-NC-ND license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/).
|Titolo:||A mini-phoswich scintillator as a possible stop detector for the NUMEN project|
|Data di pubblicazione:||2016|
|Appare nelle tipologie:||1.1 Articolo in rivista|