Advanced search
Start date
Betweenand
(Reference retrieved automatically from Web of Science through information on FAPESP grant and its corresponding number as mentioned in the publication by the authors.)

First liquid argon test of the X-ARAPUCA

Full text
Author(s):
Segreto, E. [1] ; Machado, A. A. [1] ; Fauth, A. [1] ; Ramos, R. R. [1] ; De Souza, G. [1] ; Souza, H. V. [1] ; Pimentel, V. L. [2] ; Queiroga Bazetto, M. C. [2] ; Ayala-Torres, M. A. [3]
Total Authors: 9
Affiliation:
[1] Univ Estadual Campinas Unicamp, Inst Fis Gleb Wataghin, Rua Sergio Buarque Holanda 777, BR-13083859 Campinas, SP - Brazil
[2] Ctr Tecnol Informacao Renato Archer CTI, BR-13069901 Campinas, SP - Brazil
[3] Ctr Invest Estudios Avanzados IPN, Apartado Postal 14-740, Cdmx 07000 - Mexico
Total Affiliations: 3
Document type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Instrumentation; v. 15, n. 5 MAY 2020.
Web of Science Citations: 0
Abstract

The X-ARAPUCA is a device for the detection of scintillation light in liquid argon and represents an evolution of the ARAPUCA design, with an increased collection efficiency and a simpler design. The first liquid argon test of an X-ARAPUCA prototype has been performed in the cryogenic facility of the Laboratorio de Leptons da UNCIAMP and showed a detection efficiency of 3.5% +/- 0.5%, in line with the expectations from Monte Carlo simulations and extrapolations from measurements with standard ARAPUCAs. (AU)

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