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Type: Artigo
Title: Readout Electronics Validation And Target Detector Assessment For The Neutrinos Angra Experiment
Author: Alvarenga
T. A.; Anjos
J. C.; Azzi
G.; Cerqueira
A. S.; Chimenti
P.; Costa
J. A.; Dornelas
T. I.; Farias
P. C. M. A.; Guedes
G. P.; Gonzalez
L. F. G.; Kemp
E.; Lima
H. P.
Jr.; Machado
R.; Nobrega
R. A.; Pepe
I. M.; Ribeiro
D. B. S.; Simas Filho
E. F.; Valdiviesso
G. A.; Wagner
Abstract: A compact surface detector designed to identify the inverse beta decay interaction produced by anti-neutrinos coming from near operating nuclear reactors is being developed by the Neutrinos Angra Collaboration. In this document we describe and test the detector and its readout system by means of cosmic rays acquisition. In this measurement campaign, the target detector has been equipped with 16 8-in PMTs and two scintillator paddles have been used to trigger cosmic ray events. The achieved results disclosed the main operational characteristics of the Neutrinos Angra system and have been used to assess the detector and to validate its readout system. (C) 2016 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.
Subject: Neutrinos Detector
Photon Detection
Editor: Elsevier Science BV
Rights: fechado
Identifier DOI: 10.1016/j.nima.2016.05.052
Date Issue: 2016
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