JJAP Conference Proceedings

JJAP Conf. Proc. 7, 011303 (2018) doi:10.7567/JJAPCP.7.011303

Conceptual design of MuSR spectrometer for EMuS using Monte Carlo simulation

Ziwen Pan1,2, Xiaojie Ni1,2, Bangjiao Ye1,2

  1. 1State Key Laboratory of Particle Detection and Electronics, University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, Anhui 230026, China
  2. 2Department of Modern Physics, University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, Anhui 230026, China
  • Received October 11, 2017
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The Muon Spin Rotation/Relaxation/Resonance (MuSR) technique uses a muon beam to probe the structure and dynamics of matter at a microscopic level. An experimental muon source (EMuS) will be built at the China Spallation Neutron Source (CSNS). A MuSR spectrometer was proposed to be constructed in a sub-branch of EMuS. In this contribution, the size of the scintillator and light guides of the polarized MuSR spectrometer were optimized by Geant4. The simulation shows that a scintillator with a length of 175 mm can cover a large solid angle (43%) and get a good detection efficiency and collection efficiency. Double counts can be minimized with a scintillator thickness of 5 mm.

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