5th International Symposium on Nuclear Symmetry Energy NuSYM15, June 29 - July 2, 2015 Kraków, POLAND

Paweł Lasko
Jagiellonian University Kraków, POLAND

KATANA - a charge-sensitive trigger/veto array for the SπRIT TPC

P. Lasko $^{1}$, J. Brzychczyk$^{1}$, P. Hirnyk, J. Łukasik$^{2}$, P.Pawłowski$^{2}$, A. Snoch$^{3}$ and Z. Sosin$^{1}$

$^{1}$Jagiellonian University, Kraków
$^{2}$Institute of Nuclear Physics, Polish Academy of Sciences, Kraków
$^{3}$University of Wrocław

A design and first test results of the trigger array and its electronics are presented. The array will provide a trigger for the S$\pi$RIT TPC as well as a veto signal for its gating grid. It will operate inside the SAMURAI magnet chamber and will use the MPPCs as the light sensors.