Photographs of ALICE at SwRI
Below are reduced versions of photographs of the instrument and lab at
Southwest Reseach Institute (SwRI). Click on the small version to download
the full-sized version.
All photos are courtesy of the SwRI unless otherwise noted.
Prototype spectrometer for Alice. This prototype was known as HIPPS and was developed for a different, earlier program.
DLL/MCP Detector Assembly
Alice detector vacuum assembly, including closed door with Magnesium Fluoride (MgF2
Prototype on-board electronics for commanding and data handling.
Back plane of detector
Top of detector
E & M Test
Electrical and Mechanical test model of instrument.
E & M Test, reverse
E & M test model viewed from the opposite side.
MCP Z-Stack installed in the detector tube body.
EQM DDL housing
Vacuum housing for the DOuble-Delay-Line readouts of the detector, as built for the Electrical QUalification Model.
Optical assembly parts
Mirror blanks and grating.
Mirrors - image 1
Mirrors - image 2