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Posted December 11, 2014

You are looking at a Fermilab’s silicon detector at the end of the inflector region of the Muon g-2 experiment. This region is the area in which a specialized magnet bends muons after they exit the Muon Delivery Ring (the former Antiproton Debuncher) and enter the Muon g-2 storage ring, which curves to the left in the picture.

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This detector was used in the Brookhaven National Laboratory’s version of this experiment to record how many muons leave the inflector region. Photo: Erik Ramberg, PPD

Source: FNAL

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