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Design and Construction of the MicroBooNE Detector

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MicroBooNE collaboration, MicroBooNE Collaboration, R. Acciarri, C. Adams, R. An, A. Aparicio, S. Aponte, J. Asaadi, M. Auger, N. Ayoub, L. Bagby, B. Baller, R. Barger, G. Barr, M. Bass, A. Blake, H. Chen, K. Chen, C. S. Chiu, R. Davis & 31 more J. Green, C. Hill, K. Hill, J. Ho, C. James, E. James, L. Jiang, B. Johnson, M. Johnson, R. A. Johnson, B. J. P. Jones, J. Joshi, T. Katori, W. M. Lee, Y. Li, A. Lister, J. Marshall, A. McLean, C. D. Moore, B. Norris, B. Russell, R. Scott, J. Sinclair, A. Smith, K. Sutton, M. Thomson, P. Watkins, K. C. Wu, T. Yang, B. Yu, C. Zhang

Original languageEnglish
Article numberP02017
JournalJournal of Instrumentation
Early online date24 Feb 2017
Publication statusPublished - 2017


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This paper describes the design and construction of the MicroBooNE liquid argon time projection chamber and associated systems. MicroBooNE is the first phase of the Short Baseline Neutrino program, located at Fermilab, and will utilize the capabilities of liquid argon detectors to examine a rich assortment of physics topics. In this document details of design specifications, assembly procedures, and acceptance tests are reported.

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