Conceptual design of the AGATA 1$\pi$ array at GANIL

Abstract : The Advanced GAmma Tracking Array (AGATA) has been installed at the GANIL facility, Caen-France. This setup exploits the stable and radioactive heavy-ions beams delivered by the cyclotron accelerator complex of GANIL. Additionally, it benefits from a large palette of ancillary detectors and spectrometers to address in-beam gamma-ray spectroscopy of exotic nuclei. The set-up has been designed to couple AGATA with a magnetic spectrometer, charged-particle and neutron detectors, scintillators for the detection of high-energy gamma rays and other devices such as a plunger to measure nuclear lifetimes. In this paper, the design and the mechanical characteristics of the set-up are described. Based on simulations, expected performances of the AGATA l pi array are presented
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E. Clément, W. Korten, M.-D. Salsac, Ch. Theisen, M. Zielinska, et al.. Conceptual design of the AGATA 1$\pi$ array at GANIL. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment, Elsevier, 2017, 855, pp.1-12. ⟨10.1016/j.nima.2017.02.063 ⟩. ⟨cea-01538475⟩

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