First observation of 140-cm drift ionizing tracks in the ICARUS liquid-argon TPC

F. Arneodo, B. Baiboussinov, A. Badertscher, P. Benetti, E. Bernardini, A. Borio Di Tigliole, P. Brunetti, A. Bueno, E. Calligarich, M. Campanelli, C. Carpanese, D. Cavalli, F. Cavanna, P. Cennini, S. Centro, A. Cesana, D. Cline, A. Curioni, R. Dolfini, A. FerrariA. Gigli Berzolari, C. Matthey, F. Mauri, D. Mazza, L. Mazzone, G. Meng, C. Montanari, G. Nurzia, S. Otwinowski, O. Palamara, D. Pascoli, A. Pepato, S. Petrera, L. Periale, G. Piano Mortari, A. Piazzoli, P. Picchi, F. Pietropaolo, T. Rancati, A. Rappoldi, G. L. Raselli, D. Rebuzzi, J. P. Revol, J. Rico, M. Rossella, C. Rossi, A. Rubbia, C. Rubbia, P. Sala, D. Scannicchio, F. Sergiampietri, M. Terrani, P. Torre, S. Ventura, C. Vignoli, H. Wang, J. Woo, Z. Xu

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This is a short note to acknowledge the successful operation of a 140-cm drift liquid argon TPC built in the framework of the ICARUS experiment. We show few cosmic muon tracks crossing the whole drift volume from the wire planes to the cathode. Data were taken at drift fields of 450 and 500 V/cm.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)36-41
Number of pages6
JournalNuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jul 11 2000

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics
  • Instrumentation


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