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

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

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Abstract

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
Volume419
Issue number2-3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 21 Dec 1998
Externally publishedYes

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Electron multipliers
photomultiplier tubes
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counters
grids
hodoscopes
Gases
gases
Gas mixtures
Transparency
gas mixtures
spatial resolution

Keywords

  • GEM
  • MSGC
  • Ne/DME gas mixture

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics
  • Instrumentation

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Studies of an MSGC equipped with a GEM grid as a tracking device. / Beaumont, W.; Beckers, T.; De Troy, J.; Van Dyck, C.; Bouhali, Othmane; Udo, F.; Vander Velde, C.; Van Doninck, W.; Vanlaer, P.; Zhukov, V.

In: Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment, Vol. 419, No. 2-3, 21.12.1998, p. 394-399.

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Beaumont, W. ; Beckers, T. ; De Troy, J. ; Van Dyck, C. ; Bouhali, Othmane ; Udo, F. ; Vander Velde, C. ; Van Doninck, W. ; Vanlaer, P. ; Zhukov, V. / Studies of an MSGC equipped with a GEM grid as a tracking device. In: Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment. 1998 ; Vol. 419, No. 2-3. pp. 394-399.
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