Mobility of thorium ions in liquid xenon

K. Wamba*, C. Hall, M. Breidenbach, R. Conley, A. Odian, C. Y. Prescott, P. C. Rowson, J. Sevilla, K. Skarpaas, R. Devoe, Z. Djurcic, W. M. Fairbank, G. Gratta, M. Green, K. Hall, M. Hauger, Shie-Chang Jeng, T. Koffas, F. Leport, D. LeonardJ. M. Martin, R. Neilson, L. Ounalli, A. Piepke, D. Schenker, V. Stekhanov, J. L. Vuilleumier, S. Waldman, P. Weber, J. Wodin

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Abstract

We present a measurement of the 226Th ion mobility in LXe at 163.0 K and 0.9 bar. The result obtained, 0.240±0.011 (stat) ±0.011 (syst) cm2/(kV-s), is compared with a popular model of ion transport.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)205-210
Number of pages6
JournalNuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment
Volume555
Issue number1-2
DOIs
StatePublished - 15 Dec 2005

Keywords

  • Experimental neutrino physics
  • Ion transport
  • Liquid xenon calorimeters
  • Low background physics

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