TITLE

Experimental concept and design of DarkLight, a search for a heavy photon

AUTHOR(S)
Cowan, Ray F.; DarkLight Collaboration
PUB. DATE
November 2013
SOURCE
AIP Conference Proceedings;Nov2013, Vol. 1563 Issue 1, p126
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This talk gives an overview of the DarkLight experimental concept: a search for a heavy photon A′ in the 10-90 MeV/c2 mass range. After briefly describing the theoretical motivation, the talk focuses on the experimental concept and design. Topics include operation using a half-megawatt, 100 MeV electron beam at the Jefferson Lab FEL, detector design and performance, and expected backgrounds estimated from beam tests and Monte Carlo simulations.
ACCESSION #
91945065

 

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