First studies of 500-nm Cherenkov radiation from 255-MeV electrons in a diamond crystal

Y. Takabayashi, E. I. Fiks, Yu L. Pivovarov

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    The first experiment on Cherenkov light from 255-MeV electrons passing through a 50-μm-thick diamond crystal in a special geometry allowing extraction of 500-nm Cherenkov light at a right angle with respect to the electron beam direction has been performed at the injector linac of SAGA Light Source accelerator facility. The dependence of 500-nm Cherenkov light intensity (separated by a band-pass filter) on the crystal rotation angle was measured by a CCD detector. The experimentally obtained rocking curve with an intense maximum is theoretically explained as the projector effect of Cherenkov light deflected by the exit surface of the crystal. The width of the rocking curve is explained by the convolution of the standard Tamm-Frank angular distribution of Cherenkov radiation with chromatic aberration, the multiple scattering of electrons in a crystal, and initial electron beam angular divergence. In addition, it is found that the Cherenkov light intensity did not change under the (220) planar channeling condition, which is consistent with a recent theory.

    Язык оригиналаАнглийский
    Страницы (с-по)1032-1035
    Число страниц4
    ЖурналPhysics Letters, Section A: General, Atomic and Solid State Physics
    Том379
    Номер выпуска14-15
    DOI
    СостояниеОпубликовано - 1 янв 2015

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    diamonds
    radiation
    luminous intensity
    crystals
    electrons
    electron beams
    curves
    projectors
    bandpass filters
    injectors
    convolution integrals
    aberration
    charge coupled devices
    divergence
    light sources
    accelerators
    angular distribution
    detectors
    geometry
    scattering

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    • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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    First studies of 500-nm Cherenkov radiation from 255-MeV electrons in a diamond crystal. / Takabayashi, Y.; Fiks, E. I.; Pivovarov, Yu L.

    В: Physics Letters, Section A: General, Atomic and Solid State Physics, Том 379, № 14-15, 01.01.2015, стр. 1032-1035.

    Результат исследований: Материалы для журналаСтатья

    Takabayashi, Y. ; Fiks, E. I. ; Pivovarov, Yu L. / First studies of 500-nm Cherenkov radiation from 255-MeV electrons in a diamond crystal. В: Physics Letters, Section A: General, Atomic and Solid State Physics. 2015 ; Том 379, № 14-15. стр. 1032-1035.
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