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Fixed Target

A fixed target is a stationary object made of anything from metal to liquid hydrogen. The material depends on what particle the experiment wants to study. At this time, February 20024 the fixed target area is the Meson area. There are several experiments located in the Meson Test area and on experiment in the Meson Center area.

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