STATUS OF THE INTERNATIONAL MUON IONIZATION COOLING EXPERIMENT(MICE)

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An international experiment to demonstrate muon ionization cooling is scheduled for beam at Rutherford Appleton Laboratory (RAL) in 2007. The experiment comprises one cell of the Study II cooling channel [1], along with upstream and downstream detectors to identify individual muons and measure their initial and final 6D phase-space parameters to a precision of 0.1%. Magnetic design of the beam line and cooling channel are complete and portions are under construction. The experiment will be described, including cooling channel hardware designs, fabrication status, and running plans. Phase 1 of the experiment will prepare the beam line and provide detector systems, ... continued below

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Zisman, Michael S. July 18, 2007.

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An international experiment to demonstrate muon ionization cooling is scheduled for beam at Rutherford Appleton Laboratory (RAL) in 2007. The experiment comprises one cell of the Study II cooling channel [1], along with upstream and downstream detectors to identify individual muons and measure their initial and final 6D phase-space parameters to a precision of 0.1%. Magnetic design of the beam line and cooling channel are complete and portions are under construction. The experiment will be described, including cooling channel hardware designs, fabrication status, and running plans. Phase 1 of the experiment will prepare the beam line and provide detector systems, including time-of-flight, Cherenkov, scintillating-fiber trackers and their spectrometer solenoids, and an electromagnetic calorimeter. The Phase 2 system will add the cooling channel components, including liquid-hydrogen absorbers embedded in superconducting Focus Coil solenoids, 201-MHz normal-conducting RF cavities, and their surrounding Coupling Coil solenoids. The MICE Collaboration goal is to complete the experiment by 2010; progress toward this is discussed.

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  • 2007 Particle Accelerator Conference,Albuquerque, NM, June 25-29, 2007

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  • Report No.: LBNL--63124
  • Grant Number: DE-AC02-05CH11231
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 925537
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc893123

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Zisman, Michael S. STATUS OF THE INTERNATIONAL MUON IONIZATION COOLING EXPERIMENT(MICE), article, July 18, 2007; Berkeley, California. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc893123/: accessed December 13, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.