Publications from the Microball Project

Technical Papers

"The Microball: Design Instrumentation and Response Characteristics of a 4p-Multidetector Exit Channel-selection Device for Spectroscopic and Reaction Mechanism Studies with Gammasphere," D.G. Sarantites, P.-F. Hua, M. Devlin, L.G. Sobotka, J. Elson, J.T. Hood, D.R. LaFosse, J.E. Sarantites and M.R. Maier, Nucl. Instr. and Meth. A 381, 418 (1996). For a pdf file with black and white pictures please click here: Microball-NIM.pdf.

"Simulated Response Characteristics of Gammasphere," M. Devlin, L.G. Sobotka, D.G. Sarantites and D.R. LaFosse, Nucl. Instr. Meth. A383, 506 (1996). For a pdf file of this paper please click here: Gammasphere-Sim.pdf.

"Role of 4p charged-particle detector arrays in lifetime measurements by Doppler-shift attenuation methods: the Microball," Nucl. Instrum. and Methods, 523, 374-397 (2004), C. J. Chiara, D. R. LaFosse, D. G. Sarantites, M. Devlin, F. Lerma and W. Reviol. To download a *.pdf copy of the paper click here: Nucl. Instrum. and Methods.

"'Neutron Shell': A high efficiency array of neutytron detectors for g-ray spectroscopic studies with Gammasphere," D,G. Sarantites, W. Reviol, C.J. Chiara, R.J. Charity, L.G. Sobotka, M. Devlin, M. Furlotti, O.L. Pechenaya, J. Elson, P. Hausladen, S. Fischer, D. Balamuth, and R. M. Clark, Nucl. Instrum. and Methods, (in press 2004). For a pdf file of the preprint of this paper please click here: Neutron Shell.pdf.