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Silicon vertex detector upgrade in the ALPHA experiment
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2013 (English)In: Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment, ISSN 0168-9002, E-ISSN 1872-9576, Vol. 732, 134-136 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

The Silicon Vertex Detector (SVD) is the main diagnostic tool in the ALPHA-experiment. It provides precise spatial and timing information of antiproton (antihydrogen) annihilation events (vertices), and most importantly, the SVD is capable of directly identifying and analysing single annihilation events, thereby forming the basis of ALPHA's analysis. This paper describes the ALPHA SVD and its upgrade, installed in the ALPHA's new neutral atom trap.

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2013. Vol. 732, 134-136 p.
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Silicon Vertex Detector, Antihydrogen, Antimatter, Event reconstruction, Cosmic ray background suppression
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URN: urn:nbn:se:su:diva-98268DOI: 10.1016/j.nima.2013.05.188ISI: 000327490400030OAI: oai:DiVA.org:su-98268DiVA: diva2:686036
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13th Vienna Conference on Instrumentation, FEB 11-15, 2013, Vienna, AUSTRIA
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Available from: 2014-01-10 Created: 2014-01-03 Last updated: 2017-12-06Bibliographically approved

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