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pereira [Cathode Readout Drift Chambers (CRDC)]
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pereira [Hodoscope]
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 The hodoscope is composed ​ 32 sodium-doped cession iodide CsI(Na) scintillating crystals manufactured by [[http://​www.scintitech.com/​|ScintiTech]]. Each crystal is 5.1 cm-thick, has an active area of 7.6 cm x 7.6 cm, and is attached to a photomultiplier ([[https://​www.hamamatsu.com/​jp/​en/​R1307.html|Hamamatsu R1307]]). The photo-cathodes are made of a bi-alkali material with a transmission peak at 420 nm. The 32 crystals are arranged in eight rows of 4 crystals each so as to cover approximately the same solid angle than the [[Detectors#​Cathode Readout Drift Chambers (CRDC)|CRDCs]]. The frontal and lateral sides of each crystal are covered with two 150-µm thick layers of a white Teflon reflective material to provide light shielding between the crystals. The photocathodes are connected to a [[https://​groups.nscl.msu.edu/​nscl_library/​manuals/​caen/​MOD.N568B.pdf|CAEN N568B]] 16-channel shaper/​amplifier,​ followed by a [[https://​groups.nscl.msu.edu/​nscl_library/​manuals/​phillips/​7164H.pdf|Phillips 7164H]] 12-bit ADC. The signals from the crystals are gain-matched to a middle position in the ADC spectra by varying the biases of each photocathode. ​ The hodoscope is composed ​ 32 sodium-doped cession iodide CsI(Na) scintillating crystals manufactured by [[http://​www.scintitech.com/​|ScintiTech]]. Each crystal is 5.1 cm-thick, has an active area of 7.6 cm x 7.6 cm, and is attached to a photomultiplier ([[https://​www.hamamatsu.com/​jp/​en/​R1307.html|Hamamatsu R1307]]). The photo-cathodes are made of a bi-alkali material with a transmission peak at 420 nm. The 32 crystals are arranged in eight rows of 4 crystals each so as to cover approximately the same solid angle than the [[Detectors#​Cathode Readout Drift Chambers (CRDC)|CRDCs]]. The frontal and lateral sides of each crystal are covered with two 150-µm thick layers of a white Teflon reflective material to provide light shielding between the crystals. The photocathodes are connected to a [[https://​groups.nscl.msu.edu/​nscl_library/​manuals/​caen/​MOD.N568B.pdf|CAEN N568B]] 16-channel shaper/​amplifier,​ followed by a [[https://​groups.nscl.msu.edu/​nscl_library/​manuals/​phillips/​7164H.pdf|Phillips 7164H]] 12-bit ADC. The signals from the crystals are gain-matched to a middle position in the ADC spectra by varying the biases of each photocathode. ​
  
-{{:​wiki:​hodoscope-drawing.jpg?​500 |Schematic layout of the S800 Hodoscope.}} +{{:​wiki:​hodoscope-drawing.jpg?​500 |Schematic layout of the S800 Hodoscope ​(figure taken from K. Meierbachtol PhD thesis, MSU, 2012).}} 
-{{ :​wiki:​hodoscope-picture.jpg?​450|Backface of the S800 Hodoscope.}}+{{ :​wiki:​hodoscope-picture.jpg?​450|Backface of the S800 Hodoscope ​(figure taken from K. Meierbachtol PhD thesis, MSU, 2012).}}
  
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