The CARDS array for neutron-rich decay spectroscopy at HRIBF

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An array for decay studies of neutron-rich nuclei has been commissioned for use at the UNISOR separator at Holifield Radioactive Ion Beam Facility. This array consists of three segmented clover Ge detectors, plastic scintillators, and a high-resolution (∼1 keV) Si conversion electron spectrometer. These detectors are mounted on a support that surrounds a moving tape collector. This system has been named clover array for radioactive decay studies. The detectors have been outfitted with digital flash ADCs (XIA DGFs) that fit the preamp signals, with built-in pileup rejection. © 2003 Elsevier Science B.V. © 2002 Elsevier Science Ltd. All rights reserved.

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Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, Section B: Beam Interactions with Materials and Atoms

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