Geant4 Monte Carlo simulations for the LPCTrap setup

Abstract : The LPCTrap setup at GANIL is fully operational since 2006. The first breakthrough was the detection of 100000 coincidences between the β particles and the recoil ions from the decay of 6He+ produced by the SPIRAL source. After preparation, the decaying nuclei are confined in a transparent Paul trap which is surrounded by a β-telescope made of a double-sided silicon strip detector followed by a scintillator, and by a micro-channel plate position-sensitive detector to record in coincidence the β particles and the recoil ions. Simulations of this system are needed in order to study possible systematic effects and extract with high accuracy the β-ν angular-correlation coefficient. A code based on Geant4 is well suited for this purpose. In this contribution the results from the simulations compared with those from the experiment will be presented and discussed.
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D. Rodrıguez, G. Ban, D. Durand, F. Duval, X. Fléchard, et al.. Geant4 Monte Carlo simulations for the LPCTrap setup. The Fifth International Conference on Exotic Nuclei and Atomic Masses ENAM'08, 2008, Ryn, Poland. pp.397-400, ⟨10.1140/epja/i2009-10733-6⟩. ⟨in2p3-00374805⟩

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