Studies of an MSGC equipped with a GEM grid as a tracking device

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

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The performance of a Micro Strip Gas Counter (MSGC) equipped with a Gas Electron Multiplier (GEM) has been studied in a cosmic hodoscope. Using Ne/DME gas mixtures, measurements have been performed to study gain, transparency and spatial resolution.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)394-399
Number of pages6
JournalNuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment
Issue number2-3
Publication statusPublished - 21 Dec 1998



  • GEM
  • MSGC
  • Ne/DME gas mixture

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics
  • Instrumentation

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