Test of RPC operated in avalanche mode in a 5 T magnetic field

V. Ammosov, V. Gapienko, A. Kuznetsov, V. Saveliev, F. Sefkow, A. Semak, Yu Sviridov, M. Vasiliev, V. Zaets

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

    2 Citations (Scopus)

    Abstract

    A multi-pad glass resistive plate chamber (RPC) with digital read-out was placed inside a superconducting solenoid to investigate possible effects of strong magnetic fields on this detector. The RPC operated in avalanche mode was tested with cosmic muons. No influence was observed for field strengths up to 5 T.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)337-340
    Number of pages4
    JournalNuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment
    Volume576
    Issue number2-3
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 21 Jun 2007

    Keywords

    • Digital read-out
    • Glass RPC
    • Hadron calorimetry
    • Saturated avalanche mode

    Fingerprint

    Dive into the research topics of 'Test of RPC operated in avalanche mode in a 5 T magnetic field'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

    Cite this