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Author Lund, J. ♦ Pearce, M.
Source CiteSeerX
Content type Text
File Format PDF
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Computer science, information & general works ♦ Data processing & computer science
Description The PAMELA experiment consists of a magnetic spectrometer, a transition radi-ation detector, an electromagnetic imaging calorimeter with a shower-tail catcher and a scintillator-based time-of- ight system. It will be launched late 2002 / early 2003. The spectrometer is surrounded by a scintillator-based anticoincidence sys-tem consisting of four lateral and one top anticounter which will help in discrim-inating against out-of-acceptance triggers. A simulation study has been made to determine how backscattering from the calorimeter aects the capability to reject background events.
Educational Role Student ♦ Teacher
Age Range above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG ♦ Career/Technical Study
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2001-01-01
Publisher Institution Proceeding Seventh International Conference on Advanced Technology and Particle Physics