Student Manual

In this experiment, we will measure the lifetime of cosmic ray muons using high-speed electronics such as Nuclear Instrumentation Modules (NIM), Time-to-Amplitude Convertor, Multi-Channel Analyzer and Picoscope.

Sample Results The histogram obtained for the muon lifetime experiment using ROOT.
Raw data with the fitted exponential curve in MATLAB.
Amptek DppMCA software interface.
Experiment Code 2.20
Version 30 November 2014

Further Readings and References


Assorted Photographs

NIMmoduleCascadeMuoncircuit