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An instrument designed to follow charged particles in a magnetic field.
[G. hodos, path + skopein, to watch]
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The saturation check indicates that several particles have passed through the hodoscopes in a same beam spill, which happens very rarely at the beam intensity used.
The scintillating fibre hodoscope will be located between the inner and outer pixel layers, around the target, at a radius of 6 cm and with a total length of 36 cm.
Serci et al., "Performance of an economic time-of-flight scintillator hodoscope," Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, vol.