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Authors: Anastasio, A.*
Ambrosino, F.*
Basta, D.*
Bonechi, L.*
Brianzi, M.*
Bross, A.*
Callier, S.*
Caputo, A.*
Ciaranfi, R.*
Cimmino, L.*
D'Alesssandro, R.*
D'Auria, L.*
de La Taille, C.*
Energico, S.*
Garufi, F.*
Giudicepietro, F.*
Lauria, A.*
Macedonio, G.*
Martini, M.*
Masone, V.*
Mattone, C.*
Montesi, M.C.*
Noli, P.*
Orazi, M.*
Passeggio, G.*
Peluso, R.*
Pla-Dalmau, A.*
Raux, L.*
Rubinov, P.*
Saracino, G.*
Scarlini, E.*
Scarpato, G.*
Sekhniaidze, G.*
Starodubtsev, O.*
Strolin, P.*
Taketa, A.*
Tanaka, H. K. M.*
Vanzanella, A.*
Title: The MU-RAY detector for muon radiography of volcanoes
Title of journal: Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment
Series/Report no.: /732 (2013)
Publisher: Elsevier Science Limited
Issue Date: 2013
DOI: 10.1016/j.nima.2013.05.159
Keywords: Muon radiography
Muon detector
SiPM
Volcanoes
Muography
Abstract: The MU-RAY detector has been designed to perform muon radiography of volcanoes. The possible use on the field introduces several constraints. First the electric power consumption must be reduced to the minimum, so that the detector can be solar-powered. Moreover it must be robust and transportable, for what concerns the front-end electronics and data acquisition. A 1m2 prototype has been constructed and is taking data at Mt.Vesuvius. The detector consists of modules of 32 scintillator bars with wavelength shifting fibers and silicon photomultiplier read-out. A dedicated front-end electronics has been developed, based on the SPIROC ASIC. An introduction to muon radiography principles, the MU-RAY detector description and results obtained in laboratory will be presented.
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