29 July 2018 to 4 August 2018
Russian Academy of Sciences
Europe/Moscow timezone

Development a picosecond MCP based particle detector

3 Aug 2018, 09:50
Russian Academy of Sciences

Russian Academy of Sciences

Leninsky Prospekt, 32а Moscow 119071 Russian Federation
oral presentation [20+5 min] Alternative PID techniques Alternative PID techniques


Mikhail Barnyakov


Measurement of a particle detection time with accuracy better $30~ps$ could help to separate particles from different vertexes in future experiments at hadron colliders with high Luminosity (for instance at LHC Phase III L~10$^{35}cm^{–2}·s^{–1}$). From other hand measurement of Time-of-Flight with such accuracy could sufficiently improve power of particle identification technique in various colliding beam experiments. Now the MCP based charge particle detector with a high intrinsic time resolution of about $10~ps$ is being developed in BINP. The device must also has a high count rate, long lifetime in hard radiation conditions, large area of the sensitive surface and operate in magnetic field up to $4~T$. The suggested device consists of a Cherenkov light radiator ($MgF_2$), ultraviolet CsI-semitransparent photocathode and electronic amplifier based on MCPs. The production in vacuum installation of a semitransparent CsI-photocathode with deposition its at radiator from $MgF_2$ was mastered at BINP. The prototype has been developed and tested on test beam at BINP.

Primary authors

Ivan Ovtin (BINP) Alexander Barnyakov (Budker Institute of Nuclear Physics SB RAS) Mr Michail Barnyakov (BINP) Alexander Katcin Mr Kirill Petruhin (NSTU)

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