A threshold imaging Cherenkov detector with CsI photocathodes

A. Braem, C. W. Fabjan, A. Franz, M. Kaneta, G. Paić, F. Piuz, J. C. Santiard, J. Schmidt-Sorensen, M. Spegel, T. Sugitate, T. D. Williams

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Abstract

A Threshold Imaging Cherenkov (TIC) detector, in conjunction with a tracking device and a time-of-flight system, has been developed to allow pion, kaon and proton identification in the 3-8 GeV/c range of momenta. The system allows spatial identification of the photons of particles above the Cherenkov threshold and their correlation to a particular track. The TIC detector uses a MWPC detector with a CsI coated photocathode for photon conversion. The results obtained in ultrarelativistic lead-lead collisions at the CERN SPS accelerator are presented.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)426-431
Number of pages6
JournalNuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment
Volume409
Issue number1-3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1998 May 21
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics
  • Instrumentation

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