MPD detector for study heavy-ion collisions at NICA: design, performance and construction status

4 Nov 2019, 17:40
20m
Wanda Han Show Theatre & Wanda Reign Wuhan Hotel

Wanda Han Show Theatre & Wanda Reign Wuhan Hotel

Poster Presentation Future facilities and instrumentation Poster Session

Speaker

Vadim Babkin (Joint Institute for Nuclear Research (RU))

Description

The NICA heavy-ion program is aimed in studying the properties of nuclear matter under extreme conditions. A detailed energy and system size scan will be performed in the center-of-mass energy range from 4 to 11 GeV with an emphasis on the study of yields, spectra, azimuthal anisotropy, fluctuations and correlations of multiple probes from electrons and gammas to light (hyper)nuclei.In order to fulfill the NICA physics goals, the MPD detector is designed as a large acceptance spectrometer providing high-efficiency tracking, precise vertex reconstruction, and powerful particle ID.
We are going to present the overall MPD detector design and expected performance for heavy-ion collisions at NICA. The progress in the construction and test of various MPD components will be illustrated.

Primary author

Vadim Babkin (Joint Institute for Nuclear Research (RU))

Presentation Materials