Database

Creator

Date

Thumbnail

Search results

9 records were found.

A large acceptance forward spectrometer located in a unique antiproton enriched beam has been used at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory by Experiment 537 to study the production of high mass muon pairs. When the beam was operated at a momentum of 125 GeV/c, it had a flux of 1.5 x 107 particles per second of which 18% were antiprotons. The spectrometer was of closed geometry design and used drift chambers as the tracking elements. Operating over a relatively short period, the experiment accumulated the largest sample of antiproton-induced high mass dimuons of any experiment to date. The contamination of this data by pion-induced dimuons was less than 0.5%.
This article is based on an introductory presentation at the 10th Pisa Meeting on Frontier Detectors for Frontier Physics at Elba in May 2006. A sample of results and expected future advances in the field of astroparticle physics are presented.
Want to know more?If you want to know more about this cutting edge product, or schedule a demonstration on your own organisation, please feel free to contact us or read the available documentation at http://www.keep.pt/produtos/retrievo/?lang=en