Design and performance of a high resolution streamer chamber

Richard Majka, Thomas Cardello, Satish Dhawan, Adrian Disco, Richard Kellog, Thomas Ludlam, Peter Nemethy, Jack Sandweiss, A. Jean Slaughter, Liang Tzeng, Irving Winters

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    Abstract

    We have constructed and operated a high pressure streamer chamber which exhibits substantially improved spatial resolution over a conventional one atmosphere chamber. Operating with 24 atm of neon-helium at a peak electric field of 330 kV/cm we have achieved a spatial resolution of 40 μm.

    Original languageEnglish (US)
    Pages (from-to)241-252
    Number of pages12
    JournalNuclear instruments and methods
    Volume192
    Issue number2-3
    DOIs
    StatePublished - Feb 1 1982

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Medicine(all)

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