Commissioning of a High Pressure Time Projection Chamber with Optical Readout

, HPTPC Collaboration and Brailsford, Dominic and Nowak, Jaroslaw (2021) Commissioning of a High Pressure Time Projection Chamber with Optical Readout. Instruments, 5 (2). ISSN 2140-390X

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Abstract

Measurements of proton-nucleus scattering and high resolution neutrino-nucleus interaction imaging are key to reduce neutrino oscillation systematic uncertainties in future experiments. A High Pressure Time Projection Chamber (HPTPC) prototype has been constructed and operated at Royal Holloway University of London and CERN as a first step in the development of a HPTPC capable of performing these measurements as part of a future long-baseline neutrino oscillation experiment such as the Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment. In this paper we describe the design and operation of the prototype HPTPC with an Argon based gas mixture. We report on the successful hybrid charge and optical readout, using four CCD cameras, of signals from Am-241 sources.

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Journal Article
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Instruments
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155556
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01 Jun 2021 10:45
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23 Jun 2021 04:21