Bulg. J. Phys. vol.42 no.4 (2015), pp. 593-601

Construction of the UK DESPEC Array for Fast-Timing Measurements

S. Lalkovski1, A.M. Bruce2, I. Burrows3, D.M. Cullen4, A. Grant3, I.H. Lazarus3, Zs. Podolyák1, V.F.E. Pucknell3, P.H. Regan1, M. Rudigier1, J. Simpson3, J.F. Smith5
1Department of Physics Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences, University of Surrey, Guildford, GU2 7XH, UK
2School of Computing Engineering and Mathematics, University of Brighton, Brighton, BN2 4GJ, UK
3STFC Daresbury Laboratory, Daresbury, Warrington, WA4 4AD, UK
4School of Physics and Astronomy, University of Manchester, Manchester, M13 9PL, UK
5School of Engineering and Computing, University of West of Scotland, Paisley, PA1 2BE, UK
Abstract. UK NuSTAR is the largest Nuclear Physics project, presently funded by the UK Science and Technology Facilities Council. The project aims at construction and delivery of equipment for the R$^3$B, HISPEC, and DESPEC experiments at FAIR. In this contribution, the status of the UK DESPEC work package and related activities will be presented.

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