MCORD - The MPD Cosmic Ray Detector - present status of work2020.06.05 14:34 - Anna Rędaszek
At the Join Institute for Nuclear Research (Dubna, Russia), a new large research device - the NICA Collider - has been under construction for several years. An additional cosmic ray detector (MCORD) is designed for the main detector set (MPD). This detector, in addition to the obvious function of detecting cosmic ray particles, would be nice to improve recognition (detection) of muons from the collision and to work as an additional trigger for other sub-detectors. The MCORD detector elements are also to be used to calibrate other detectors before starting the beam.