The bar PANDA focussing-lightguide disc DIRC

Cowie, E. , Föhl, K., Glazier, D., Hill, G., Hoek, M., Kaiser, R., Keri, T., Murray, M., Rosner, G. and Seitz, B. (2009) The bar PANDA focussing-lightguide disc DIRC. Journal of Instrumentation, 4(9), P09006. (doi:10.1088/1748-0221/4/09/P09006)

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Abstract

bar PANDA will be a fixed target experiment internal to the HESR antiproton storage ring at the future FAIR complex. The ANDA detector requires excellent particle-identification capabilities in order to achieve its scientific potential. Cherenkov counters employing the DIRC principle were chosen as PID detectors for the Target Spectrometer. The proposed Focussing-Lightguide Disc DIRC will cover the forward part of the Target Spectrometer acceptance in the angular range between 5° and 22°. Its design includes a novel approach to mitigate dispersion effects in the solid radiator of a DIRC counter using optical elements. The dispersion correction will enable the Focussing-Lightguide Disc DIRC to provide pion-kaon identification for momenta well above 3.5 GeV/c.

Item Type:Articles
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Murray, Dr Morgan and Hoek, Mr Matthias and Glazier, Dr Derek and Keri, Dr Tibor and Hill, Mr Gordon and Kaiser, Professor Ralf and Seitz, Dr Bjoern and Cowie, Dr Euan and Rosner, Professor Guenther
Authors: Cowie, E., Föhl, K., Glazier, D., Hill, G., Hoek, M., Kaiser, R., Keri, T., Murray, M., Rosner, G., and Seitz, B.
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Physics and Astronomy
Journal Name:Journal of Instrumentation
Publisher:Institute of Physics Publishing Ltd.
ISSN:1748-0221
ISSN (Online):1748-0221
Copyright Holders:Copyright © 2009 IOP Publishing Ltd and SISSA
First Published:First published in Journal of Instrumentation 4(9):P09006
Publisher Policy:Reproduced in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher

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