Progress report on the SLD cčerenkov ring imaging detector

V. Ashford, T. Bienz, F. Bird, G. Crawford, M. Gaillard, G. Hallewell, D. Leith, Y. Kwon, D. Mcshurley, A. Nuttall, G. Oxoby, B. Ratcliff, R. Reif, D. Schultz, H. Shaw, S. Shapiro, E. Solodov, N. Toge, J. Va’Vra, S. WillamsD. Bauer, D. Caldwell, A. Lu, S. Yellin, M. Cavalli-Sforza, P. Coyle, D. Coyne, E. Spencer, R. Johnson, B. Meadows, M. Nussbaum

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We describe test beam results from a prototype Cerenkov Ring Imaging Detector (CRID) for the SLD experiment at the SLAC Linear Collider (SLC). The system includes both liquid and gas radiators, a long drift box containing gaseous TMAE and a proportional wire chamber with charge division readout. Measurements of the multiplicity and detection resolution of Cerenkov photons, from both radiators are presented. Various design aspects of a new engineering prototype, currently under construction, are discussed and recent R&D results relevant to this effort are reported.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)499-503
Number of pages5
JournalIEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1987 Feb

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics
  • Nuclear Energy and Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering


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