Evaluation of the imaging performance of the TECNOMUSE muon tomograph and its feasibility in a real scenario
NAST Centre and Department of Physics, University of Rome “Tor Vergata”, Via della Ricerca Scientifica 1, 00133, Rome, Italy
2 Faculty of Engineering, Uninettuno University, Corso Vittorio Emanuele II 39, 00186, Rome, Italy
3 IRCSS Neuromed, Via Atinense 18, 86077, Pozzilli, IS, Italy
Accepted: 1 June 2021
Published online: 15 June 2021
Muon tomography is a very promising imaging technique for the control of cargo containers. It takes advantage of cosmic muons and their interaction mechanisms to reconstruct images of the volume traversed by these particles. In the present work, the imaging performance of a novel muon tomography scanner based on resistive plate chambers detectors is investigated. By means of several Monte Carlo simulations, some imaging parameters are evaluated. The results in terms of spatial resolution, field-of-view and volume and material recognition make the presented scanner and its geometry suitable for muon tomography.
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