Muon detector for underground tomography

Yan Benhammou, Erez Etzion, Gilad Mizrachi, Meny Raviv Moshe, Yiftah Silver, Igor Zolkin

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We utilize cosmic ray muons to explore hidden underground archaeological structures. Presented here is the design, simulation studies and first laboratory results of a compact, scintillators based, cosmic ray muon telescope for underground muon radiography.


  • 3-D imaging
  • High energy physics
  • Muon tomography
  • Particle detectors

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics
  • Instrumentation


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