2-7 May 2010
Oustau Calendal Conference Center
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The CLAS12 large area RICH detector

6 May 2010, 10:00
Oustau Calendal Conference Center

Oustau Calendal Conference Center

Cassis, France
Poster Research & Development for future experiments Poster Session 2 (Summary)


Dr Marco Contalbrigo (INFN Ferrara)


A large area RICH detector is being designed for the CLAS12 spectrometer as part of the the 12 GeV upgrade program of the Jefferson Lab Experimental Hall-B. This detector is intended to provide excellent hadron identification from 3 GeV/c up to momenta exceeding 8 GeV/c and to be able to work at the very high design luminosity - up to 10^35 cm^2s^-1. Detailed feasibility studies are presented for two types of radiator, aerogel or liquid C6F14 freon, in conjunction with a highly segmented light detector in the visible wavelength range. The basic parameters of the RICH are outlined and the resulting performances, as defined by simulation studies, are reported.
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Primary author

Dr Marco Contalbrigo (INFN Ferrara)


Dr Evaristo Cisbani (ISS and INFN Roma) Dr Patrizia Rossi (INFN Frascati)

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