π/K/p identification with a large-aperture ring-imaging cherenkov counter

M. Adams, A. Bastin, G. Coutrakon, H. Glass, D. Jaffe, J. Kirz, R. McCarthy, J. R. Hubbard, Ph Mangeot, J. Mullie, A. Peisert, J. Tichit, R. Bouclier, G. Charpak, J. C. Santiard, F. Sauli, J. Crittenden, Y. Hsiung, D. Kaplan, C. BrownS. Childress, D. Finley, A. Ito, A. Jonckheere, H. Jöstlein, L. Lederman, R. Orava, S. Smith, K. Sugano, K. Ueno, A. Maki, Y. Hemmi, K. Miyake, T. Nakamura, N. Sasao, Y. Sakai, R. Gray, R. Plaag, J. Rothberg, J. Rutherfoord, K. Young

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Abstract

The operating large aperture ring-imaging Cherenkov detector from the FNAL experiment E605 is described. Cherenkov ultraviolet photons are detected with a multi-step avalanche chamber using a He/TEA gas mixture and π/K/p separation is obtained from 50 to 200 GeV/c.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)237-243
Number of pages7
JournalNuclear Instruments and Methods In Physics Research
Volume217
Issue number1-2
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 15 1983
Externally publishedYes

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    Adams, M., Bastin, A., Coutrakon, G., Glass, H., Jaffe, D., Kirz, J., McCarthy, R., Hubbard, J. R., Mangeot, P., Mullie, J., Peisert, A., Tichit, J., Bouclier, R., Charpak, G., Santiard, J. C., Sauli, F., Crittenden, J., Hsiung, Y., Kaplan, D., ... Young, K. (1983). π/K/p identification with a large-aperture ring-imaging cherenkov counter. Nuclear Instruments and Methods In Physics Research, 217(1-2), 237-243. https://doi.org/10.1016/0167-5087(83)90140-0