Operation of microstrip gas counters with DME-based gas mixtures

O. Bouhali, F. Udo, W. Van Doninck, L. Van Lancker, C. Vander Velde, P. Vanlaer, V. Zhukov, W. Beaumont, T. Beckers, J. De Troy, C. Van Dyck, F. Verbeure

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Abstract

This paper reports on the operation of MicroStrip Gas Counters (MSGC) with several dimethylether (DME)-based gas mixtures. We present measurements of signal amplitude, detection efficiency and spatial resolution for minimum ionizing particles. We also show measurements of electron drift velocity and transverse diffusion coefficient in the counting gases considered. These results are discussed regarding the use of MSGC's for tracking at high-energy physics experiments that have to deal with high particle rates.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)105-118
Number of pages14
JournalNuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment
Volume413
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 11 Aug 1998
Externally publishedYes

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  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics
  • Instrumentation

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Bouhali, O., Udo, F., Van Doninck, W., Van Lancker, L., Vander Velde, C., Vanlaer, P., Zhukov, V., Beaumont, W., Beckers, T., De Troy, J., Van Dyck, C., & Verbeure, F. (1998). Operation of microstrip gas counters with DME-based gas mixtures. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment, 413(1), 105-118. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0168-9002(98)00488-4