TPC90, a test model for the ALEPH time projection chamber

S. R. Amendolia, R. Benetta, M. Binder, W. Blum, A. Caldwell, M. Cherney, D. F. Cowen, D. Demille, A. Farilla, F. Fidecaro, Y. N. Guo, J. M. Izen, R. C. Jared, W. Kilgore, K. Kleinknecht, I. Lehraus, F. Liello, J. J. Love, A. Lusiani, P. MaasP. S. Marrocchesi, R. Matthewson, J. May, M. Mermikides, E. Milotti, A. Minten, E. Monnier, D. Muller, A. Peisert, M. J. Price, F. Ragusa, C. Raine, J. Richstein, R. Richter, L. Rolandi, G. Sanguinetti, W. D. Schlatter, J. Sedgebeer, R. Settles, G. Sinnis, K. M. Smith, G. Stefanini, U. Stierlin, M. Takashima, W. Tejessy, J. Thomas, A. Vayaki, J. Wells, E. Wicklund, W. Witzeling, S. L. Wu, W. M. Wu

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Abstract

A test model has been built to study the performance of prototypes for the ALEPH Time Projection Chamber. The device consists of a solenoid magnet providing a magnetic field up to 1.2 T inside a cylindric field cage of 75 cm diameter and 1.3 m length. It has been used to test two chambers of different design. We describe the setup and present results from measurements with these prototype chambers using laser beams and cosmic ray particles.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)392-398
Number of pages7
JournalNuclear Inst. and Methods in Physics Research, A
Volume252
Issue number2-3
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 1986
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics
  • Instrumentation

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    Amendolia, S. R., Benetta, R., Binder, M., Blum, W., Caldwell, A., Cherney, M., Cowen, D. F., Demille, D., Farilla, A., Fidecaro, F., Guo, Y. N., Izen, J. M., Jared, R. C., Kilgore, W., Kleinknecht, K., Lehraus, I., Liello, F., Love, J. J., Lusiani, A., ... Wu, W. M. (1986). TPC90, a test model for the ALEPH time projection chamber. Nuclear Inst. and Methods in Physics Research, A, 252(2-3), 392-398. https://doi.org/10.1016/0168-9002(86)91211-8