Basic instrumentation for Hall A at Jefferson Lab

Alcorn, J. et al. (2004) Basic instrumentation for Hall A at Jefferson Lab. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research. Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors, and Associated Equipment, 522(3), pp. 294-346. (doi:10.1016/j.nima.2003.11.415)

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Abstract

The instrumentation in Hall A at the Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility was designed to study electro-and photo- induced reactions at very high luminosity and good momentum and angular resolution for at least one of the reaction products. The central components of Hall A are two identical high resolution spectrometers, which allow the vertical drift chambers in the focal plane to provide a momentum resolution of better than 2 x 10(-4). A variety of Cherenkov counters, scintillators and lead-glass calorimeters provide excellent particle identification. The facility has been operated successfully at a luminosity well in excess of 10(38) CM-2 s(- 1). The research program is aimed at a variety of subjects, including nucleon structure functions, nucleon form factors and properties of the nuclear medium.

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Additional Information:Thomson UT: 221098300011
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Livingston, Dr Kenneth and Watts, Dr Daniel and Ireland, Professor David and Annand, Dr John and Hamilton, Dr David and Rosner, Professor Guenther
Authors: Alcorn, J., Anderson, B.D., Aniol, K.A., Annand, J.R.M., Auerbach, L., Arrington, J., Averett, T., Baker, F.T., Baylac, M., Beise, E.J., Berthot, J., Bertin, P.Y., Bertozzi, W., Bimbot, L., Black, T., Boeglin, W.U., Boykin, D.V., Brash, E.J., Breton, V., Breuer, H., Brindza, P., Brown, D., Burtin, E., Calarco, J.R., Cardman, L.S., Carr, R., Cates, G.D., Cavata, C., Chai, Z., Chang, C.C., Chant, N.S., Chen, J.P., Choi, S., Chudakov, E., Churchwell, S., Coman, M., Cisbani, E., Colilli, S., Colombel, N., Crateri, R., Dale, D.S., Degrande, N., de Jager, C.W., De Leo, R., Deur, A., Dezern, G., Diederich, B., Dieterich, S., di Salvo, R., Djawotho, P., Domingo, J., Ducret, J.E., Dutta, D., Egiyan, K., Epstein, M.B., Escoffier, S., Esp, S., Ewell, L.A., Finn, J.M., Fissum, K.G., Folts, E., Fonvieille, H., Frois, B., Frullani, S., Gao, H., Gao, J., Garibaldi, F., Gasparian, A., Gavalya, A., Gayou, O., Gilad, S., Gilman, R., Giuliani, F., Glamazdin, A., Glashausser, C., Gomez, J., Gorbenko, V., Gorringe, T., Gricia, M., Griffioen, K., Hamilton, D., Hansen, J.O., Hersman, F.W., Higinbotham, D.W., Holmes, R., Holmgren, H., Holtrop, M., d'Hose, N., Hovhannisyan, E., Howell, C., Huber, G.M., Hughes, E., Hyde-Wright, C.E., Ibrahim, H., Incerti, S., Iodice, M., Iommi, R., Ireland, D., Jaminion, S., Jardillier, J., Jensen, S., Jiang, X., Jones, C.E., Jones, M.K., Joo, K., Jutier, C., Kahl, W., Kato, S., Katramatou, A.T., Kelly, J.J., Kerhoas, S., Ketikyan, A., Khandaker, M., Khayat, M., Kino, K., Kominis, I., Korsch, W., Kox, S., Kramer, K., Kumar, K.S., Kumbartzki, G., Kuss, M., Lagamba, L., Laveissiere, G., Leone, A., Lerose, J.J., Marie, F., Levchuk, L., Leuschner, M., Lhuillier, D., Liang, M., Livingston, K., Lindgren, R.A., Liyanage, N., Lolos, G.J., Lourie, R.W., Lucentini, M., Madey, R., Maeda, K., Malov, S., Manley, D.M., Margaziotis, D.J., Markowitz, P., Marroncle, J., Martine, J., Mayilyan, S., McCarthy, J.S., McCormick, K., McIntyre, J., McKeown, R.D., Meekins, D., van der Meer, R.L.J., Meziani, Z.E., Michaels, R., Milbrath, B., Miller, J.A., Miller, W., Mitchell, J., Mougey, J., Nanda, S., Nathan, A., Neyret, D., Offermann, E.A.J.M., Papandreou, Z., Perdrisat, C.F., Perrino, R., Petratos, G.G., Petrosyan, A., Pierangeli, L., Platchkov, S., Pomatsalyuk, R., Pripstein, D., Prout, D.L., Punjabi, V.A., Pussieux, T., Quemener, G., Ransomez, R.D., Ravel, O., Reitz, B., Roblin, Y., Roche, R., Roedelbronn, M., Rondon-Aramayo, O.A., Roos, P.G., Rosner, G., Rowntree, D., Rutledge, G.A., Rutt, P.M., Rvachev, M., Sabatavenere, F., Saha, A., Saito, T., Santavenere, F., Sarty, A.J., Schneider, W.J., Segal, J.P., Serdarevic-Offermann, A., Shahinyan, A., Slifer, K., Smith, T.P., Soldi, A., Sorokin, P., Souder, P., Spiegel, S.L., Stevens, M.A., Strauch, S., Suleiman, R., Templon, J.A., Terasawa, T., Todor, L., Tsubota, H., Ueno, H., Ulmer, P.E., Urciuoli, G.M., Van Hoorebeke, L., Van de Vyver, R., van Verst, S., Vernin, P., Vlahovic, B., Voskanyan, H., Voutier, E., Walter, R., Watson, J.W., Watts, D.P., Weinstein, L.B., Wijesooriya, K., Wojtsekhowski, B., Xiang, H., Xiong, F., Xu, W., Zainea, D.G., Zeps, V., Zhao, J., Zheng, X., Zhou, Z.L., Zhu, L., and Zolnierczuk, P.A.
Subjects:Q Science > QC Physics
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Physics and Astronomy
Journal Name:Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research. Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors, and Associated Equipment
Publisher:Elsevier
ISSN:0168-9002
ISSN (Online):1872-9576
Published Online:17 January 2004

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