Measurement of parameters of scintillating bars with wavelength-shifting fibres and silicon photomultiplier readout for the SHiP Muon Detector

@article{Baldini2017MeasurementOP,
  title={Measurement of parameters of scintillating bars with wavelength-shifting fibres and silicon photomultiplier readout for the SHiP Muon Detector},
  author={Wander Baldini and Alain Blondel and Andrew Calcaterra and R. Jacobsson and A. N. Khotjantsev and Yury Kudenko and V. L. Kurochka and Giordano Lanfranchi and A. Mefodiev and O. V. Mineev and Aldo Montanari and Etam Noah Messomo and Alessandro Saputi and N. Tosi},
  journal={Journal of Instrumentation},
  year={2017},
  volume={12},
  pages={P03005 - P03005}
}
The light yield and the time resolution of different types of 3 m long scintillating bars instrumented with wavelength shifting fibres and read out by different models of silicon photomultipliers have been measured at a test beam at the T9 area at the CERN Proton Synchrotron. The results obtained with different configurations are presented. A time resolution better than 800 ps, constant along the bar length within 20%, and a light yield of 0∼ 14 (70) photoelectrons are obtained for bars 3 m… 

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