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.
|Version||30 November 2014|
Further Readings and References
- Determination of the Muon Lifetime The University of California, Physics 122 course, Experiment Manual , (2014).
- Lifetime of the Muon NP08, Oxford Physics, Particle Physics Projects Manual , (2006).
- The Speed and Lifetime of Cosmic Ray Muons Massachusetts Institute of Technology , Lulu Liu, Pablo Solis , (2007).