Energy calibration for the INDRA multidetector using recoil protons from 12C+1H scattering

Authors: A. Trzcinski, J. Lukasik, W.F.J. Müller, W. Trautmann, B. Zwieglinski, G. Auger, Ch.O. Bacri, M.L. Begemann-Blaich, N. Bellaize, R. Bittiger, F. Bocage, B. Borderie, R. Bougault, B. Bouriquet, Ph. Buchet, J.L. Charvet, A. Chbihi, R. Dayras, D. Doré, D. Durand, J.D. Frankland, E. Galichet, D. Gourio, D. Guinet, S. Hudan, B. Hurst, P. Lautesse, F. Lavaud, J.L. Laville, C. Leduc, A. Le Fčvre, R. Legrain, O. Lopez, U. Lynen, L. Nalpas, H. Orth, E. Plagnol, E. Rosato, A. Saija, C. Schwarz, C. Sfienti, J.C. Steckmeyer, G. Tabacaru, B. Tamain, K. Turzó, E. Vient, M. Vigilante, and C. Volant
Published: Nucl. Inst. Meth. A501(2003)367
Preprint GSI-2003-03, January 2003
Abstract: An efficient method of energy scale calibration for the CsI(Tl) modules of the INDRA multidetector (rings 6 - 12) using elastic and inelastic 12C+1H scattering at E/12C = 30~MeV per nucleon is presented. Background-free spectra for the binary channels are generated by requiring the coincident detection of the light and heavy ejectiles. The gain parameter of the calibration curve is obtained by fitting the proton total charge spectra to the spectra predicted with Monte-Carlo simulations using tabulated cross section data. The method has been applied in multifragmentation experiments with INDRA at GSI.
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