Characterization of PPACs’ time resolution for fission studies
1 Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
2 Kyushu University, Kyushu, Japan
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Published online: 30 September 2020
The existing Medley setup is being upgraded with Parallel Plate Avalanche Counters (PPACs) to measure neutron-induced fission cross sections. Single-gap PPACs have been developed for that purpose. The time resolution of the PPACs have been measured using a dedicated setup where, either α particles or fission fragments, are detected in coincidence by three PPACs and a Silicon detector. The results reported here demonstrate that the developed PPACs are suitable for the intended measurements in the white neutron beam at the NFS facility at GANIL.
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