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Description and commissioning of NEXT-MM prototype: first results from operation in a Xenon-Trimethylamine gas mixture

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Alvarez, V.; Aznar, F.; Borges, FIGM.; Calvet, D.; Carcel, S.; Castel, J.; Cebrian, S.... (2014). Description and commissioning of NEXT-MM prototype: first results from operation in a Xenon-Trimethylamine gas mixture. Journal of Instrumentation. 9:1-20. https://doi.org/10.1088/1748-0221/9/03/P03010

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Title: Description and commissioning of NEXT-MM prototype: first results from operation in a Xenon-Trimethylamine gas mixture
Author: Alvarez, V. Aznar, F. Borges, F. I. G. M. Calvet, D. Carcel, S. Castel, J. Cebrian, S. Cervera, A. Conde, C. A. N. Dafni, T. Dias, T. H. V. T. Diaz, J. Druillole, F. Egorov, M. Esteve Bosch, Raul Evtoukhovitch, P. Fernandes, L. M. P. Ferrario, P. Ferreira, A. L. Ferrer-Ribas, E. Freitas, E. D. C. Gehman, V. M. Gil, A. Giomataris, I. Goldschmidt, A. Gomez, H. Gomez-Cadenas, J. J. Gonzalez-Diaz, D. Gutierrez, R. M. Hauptman, J. Hernando Morata, J. A. Herrera, D. C. Iguaz, F. J. Irastorza, I. G. Jinete, M. A. Labarga, L. Laing, A. Le Coguie, A. Liubarsky, I. Lopes, J. A. M. Lorca, D. Losada, M. Luzon, G. Marí Romero, Antonio Francisco Martin-Albo, J. Martinez, A. Martinez-Lema, G. Miller, T. Moiseenko, A. Mols, J. P. Monrabal, F. Monteiro, C. M. B. Mora Mas, Francisco José Moutinho, L. M. Munoz Vidal, J. Natal da Luz, H. Navarro, G. Nebot Guinot, M. Nigren, D. Oliveira, C.A.B. Palma, R. Perez, J. Pérez Aparicio, José Luis Renner, J. Ripoll, L. Rodriguez, A. Rodriguez, J. Santos, F. P. dos Santos, J. M. F. Segui, L. Serra, L. Shuman, D. Simon, A. Sofka, C. Sorel, M. Toledo Alarcón, José Francisco Tomas, A. Torrent, J. Tsamalaidze, Z. Veloso, J. F. C. A. Villar, J.A. Webb, R. C. White, J. T. Yahlali, N.
UPV Unit: Universitat Politècnica de València. Departamento de Ingeniería Electrónica - Departament d'Enginyeria Electrònica
Universitat Politècnica de València. Instituto de Instrumentación para Imagen Molecular - Institut d'Instrumentació per a Imatge Molecular
Universitat Politècnica de València. Departamento de Mecánica de los Medios Continuos y Teoría de Estructuras - Departament de Mecànica dels Medis Continus i Teoria d'Estructures
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[EN] A technical description of NEXT-MM and its commissioning and first performance is reported. Having an active volume of ∼35 cm drift × 28 cm diameter, it constitutes the largest Micromegas-read TPC operated in ...[+]
Subjects: Time projection chambers , Particle tracking detectors (Gaseous detectors) , Double-beta decay detectors
Copyrigths: Reserva de todos los derechos
Source:
Journal of Instrumentation. (issn: 1748-0221 )
DOI: 10.1088/1748-0221/9/03/P03010
Publisher:
IOP Publishing: Hybrid Open Access
Publisher version: http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1748-0221/9/03/P03010
Project ID:
info:eu-repo/grantAgreement/EC/FP7/240054/EU/Novel Developments in Time Projection Chambers (TPCs) for Rare Event Searches in Underground Astroparticle EXperiments/
MINECO/CSD2008-0037
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info:eu-repo/grantAgreement/EC/FP7/240054/EU/Novel Developments in Time Projection Chambers (TPCs) for Rare Event Searches in Underground Astroparticle EXperiments/
info:eu-repo/grantAgreement/FCT/5876-PPCDTI/103860/PT/Participation in the international collaboration "NEXT-Neutrino Experiment with a Xenon TPC" aiming the direct detection of the neutrinoless double beta decay/
MINECO/CSD2008-0037
MINECO/CSD2007- 00042
MINECO/FPA2008-03456
DOE/DE-AC02-05CH11231
MINECO/ FPA2009-13697-C04-04
DOE/DE-FC52-08NA28752
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Thanks:
The NEXT Collaboration acknowledges funding support from the following agencies and institutions: the Spanish Ministerio de Economia y Competitividad under grants CONSOLIDER-Ingenio 2010 CSD2008-0037 (CUP), Consolider-Ingenio ...[+]
Type: Artículo

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