Design and performance of a cesium iodide detector

T. Adams, J. M. Bishop, R. Cady, N. M. Cason*, J. Gress, C. Kopp, J. M. LoSecco, J. J. Manak, A. H. Sanjari, W. D. Shephard, D. L. Stienike, S. A. Taegar, D. R. Thompson, S. U. Chung, R. W. Hackenburg, C. Olchanski, D. P. Weygand, H. J. Willutzki, S. Denisov, A. DushkinV. Kochetkov, I. Shein, A. Soldatov, B. B. Brabson, R. R. Crittenden, A. R. Dzierba, J. Gunter, R. Lindenbusch, D. R. Rust, E. Scott, P. T. Smith, T. Sulanke, S. Teige, Z. Bar-Yam, J. P. Dowd, P. Eugenio, M. Hayek, W. Kern, E. King, N. Shenhav, V. A. Bodyagin, A. M. Gribushin, M. A. Kostin, V. L. Korotkikh, A. I. Ostrovidov, A. S. Proskuryakov, L. I. Sarycheva, N. B. Sinev, I. N. Vardanyan, A. A. Yershov, D. S. Brown, T. K. Pedlar, K. K. Seth, J. Wise, D. Zhao, G. S. Adams, J. Napolitano, M. Nozar, J. A. Smith, M. Witkowski

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The design, construction, and performance of a 198-element CsI detector built for Brookhaven experiment E852 is described. Design considerations for the array included such factors as rate, magnetic field, sensitivity and acceptance. Signals were obtained with a photodiode/preamplifier combination using PIN photodiodes. Data were taken over the course of two runs during the summers of 1993 and 1994. A calibration procedure using halo muons is described. The gain, energy resolution, and position resolution of the detector are discussed. Finally, the ability of the detector to be used as a low energy photon veto is illustrated using the data.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)617-627
Number of pages11
JournalNuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jan 11 1996

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics
  • Instrumentation


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