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Commissioning of a High Pressure Time Projection Chamber with Optical Readout

Type of publication Peer-reviewed
Publikationsform Original article (peer-reviewed)
Author Deisting Alexander, Waldron Abigail, Atkin Edward, Barker Gary, Basharina-Freshville Anastasia, Betancourt Christopher, Boyd Steven, Brailsford Dominic, Chen-Wishart Zachary, Cremonesi Linda, Dias Adriana, Dunne Patrick, Haigh Jennifer, Hamacher-Baumann Philip, Jones Sebastian, Kaboth Asher, Korzenev Alexander, Ma William, Mermod Philippe, Mironova Maria, Monroe Jocelyn, Nichol Ryan, Nonnenmacher Toby, Nowak Jaroslaw, et al. ,
Project Search for hidden particles: exploring the high intensity frontier
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Original article (peer-reviewed)

Journal Instruments
Volume (Issue) 5(2)
Page(s) 22 - 22
Title of proceedings Instruments
DOI 10.3390/instruments5020022

Open Access

URL http://doi.org/10.3390/instruments5020022
Type of Open Access Publisher (Gold Open Access)

Abstract

The measurements of proton–nucleus scattering and high resolution neutrino–nucleus interaction imaging are key in reducing neutrino oscillation systematic uncertainties in future experiments. A High Pressure Time Projection Chamber (HPTPC) prototype has been constructed and operated at the Royal Holloway University of London and CERN as a first step in the development of a HPTPC that is capable of performing these measurements as part of a future long-baseline neutrino oscillation experiment, such as the Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment. In this paper, we describe the design and operation of the prototype HPTPC with an argon based gas mixture. We report on the successful hybrid charge and optical readout using four CCD cameras of signals from 241Am sources.
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