We have designed and tested some straw tubes prototype detectors to investigate the possibility to operate a full size chamber with extremely reduced gas leaks in a high vacuum environment in accelerator experiments or in sealed mode for astroparticle physics researches in outer space. After completing the tests we have finally built a tracking detector of 1300 channels which has run in a vacuum chamber in the experiment E864 at BNL with a leak of 7 × 10-3 Torr1/s compatible with the permeability of the materials used.
|Titolo:||Straw chambers operating in vacuum for particle tracking and transition radiation detection in accelerator and space experiments|
|Data di pubblicazione:||1996|
|Digital Object Identifier (DOI):||10.1016/0168-9002(96)00674-2|
|Appare nelle tipologie:||1.1 Articolo in rivista|