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Development of a Tracking System of Exotic Nuclear Beams for FAIR

Abstract : New accelerators like SPIRAL2 (GANIL, France) or FAIR (GSI, Germany) will be soon constructed, and they will be able to produce radioactive ion beams (RIB) with high intensities of current (>=106 pps). These beams, at low energy, lower than 20 MeV/n, usually have high emittance, which imposes the use of tracking detectors before the target in order to reconstruct the trajectory of the ions. The group of Nuclear Physics at CNA (Centro Nacional de Aceleradores), is in charge of developing a tracking system for the low energy branch of FAIR (the HISPEC/DESPEC project). A collaboration with CEA-SACLAY was established, with the aim of developing, building and testing low pressure Secondary electron Detectors (SeD). Within this proposal we have projected and constructed a new Nuclear Physics Line in the CNA in order to be able to receive any kind of detector tests and the associated nuclear instruments.
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B. Fernández, J. Pancin, Z. Abou-Haidar, M.A.G. Alvarez, A. Drouart, et al.. Development of a Tracking System of Exotic Nuclear Beams for FAIR. La Rábida 2009, International Scientific Meeting on Nuclear Physics. Basic concepts in Nuclear Physics: Theory, Experiments and Applications, Jul 2009, La Rabida, Spain. pp.219-220, ⟨10.1063/1.3428933⟩. ⟨in2p3-00481978⟩

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