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The X-ARAPUCA: an improvement of the ARAPUCA device

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Author(s):
Machado, A. A. [1] ; Segreto, E. [2] ; Warner, D. [3] ; Fauth, A. [2] ; Gelli, B. [2] ; Maximo, R. [2] ; Pissolatti, A. [2] ; Paulucci, L. [1] ; Marinho, F. [4]
Total Authors: 9
Affiliation:
[1] Univ Fed Abc, Ave Estados, 5001, BR-09210170 Santo Andre, SP - Brazil
[2] Univ Estadual Campinas Unicamp, Inst Fis Gleb Wataghin, Rua Sergio Buarque Holanda, 777, BR-13083859 Campinas, SP - Brazil
[3] Colorado State Univ, Ft Collins, CO 80523 - USA
[4] Univ Fed Sao Carlos, Rodovia Anhanguera, Km 174, BR-13604900 Araras, SP - Brazil
Total Affiliations: 4
Document type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Instrumentation; v. 13, FEB 2019.
Web of Science Citations: 0
Abstract

The ARAPUCA is a novel technology for the detection of liquid argon scintillation light, which has been proposed for the far detector of the Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment. The X-ARAPUCA is an improvement to the original ARAPUCA design, retaining the original ARAPUCA concept of photon trapping inside a highly reflective box while using a wavelength shifting slab inside the box to increase the probability of collecting trapped photons onto a silicon photomultiplier array. The X-ARAPUCA concept is presented and its performances are compared to those of a standard ARAPUCA by means of analytical calculations and Monte Carlo simulations. (AU)

FAPESP's process: 16/01106-5 - Liquid argon program at UNICAMP
Grantee:Ettore Segreto
Support type: Research Grants - Young Investigators Grants