Muon beams of low emittance provide the basis for the intense, well-characterised neutrino beams of a neutrino factory and for multi-TeV lepton-antilepton collisions at a muon collider. The international Muon Ionization Cooling Experiment (MICE) has demonstrated the principle of ionization cooling, the technique by which it is proposed to reduce the phase-space volume occupied by the muon beam at such facilities. This paper documents the performance of the detectors used in MICE to measure the muon-beam parameters, and the physical properties of the liquid hydrogen energy absorber during running.
- accelerator applications
- accelerator modelling and simulations (multi-particle dynamics, single-particle dynamics)
- accelerator subsystems and technologies
- beam-line instrumentation (beam position and profile monitors, beam-intensity monitors, bunch length monitors)