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Pramana

, Volume 57, Issue 1, pp 141–147 | Cite as

A BaF2 crystal array for high energy γ-ray measurements

  • A Ray
  • S R Banerjee
  • P Das
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Abstract

We shall discuss about the scientific motivation and construction of a 7×7 BaF2 crystal array at Variable Energy Cyclotron Centre, Calcutta. This detector would be used to measure high energy γ-ray photons from GDR decay and proton-neutron bremsstrahlung reactions at the present 88″ cyclotron and upcoming superconducting cyclotron at VECC, Calcutta. This detector can also be used to measure photons from quark-gluon plasma at the relativistic heavy ion collider (RHIC) in USA.

Keywords

BaF2 crystal fast signal slow signal 

PACS No

29.40.Mc 

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© Indian Academy of Sciences 2001

Authors and Affiliations

  • A Ray
    • 1
  • S R Banerjee
    • 1
  • P Das
    • 1
  1. 1.Variable Energy Cyclotron CentreKolkataIndia

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