Observation of long ionizing tracks with the ICARUS T600 first half-module

F. Arneodo, B. Badelek, A. Badertscher, B. Baiboussinov, M. Baldo Ceolin, G. Battistoni, B. Bekman, P. Benetti, E. Bernardini, M. Bischofberger, A. Borio di Tigliole, R. Brunetti, A. Bueno, E. Calligarich, M. Campanelli, C. Carpanese, D. Cavalli, F. Cavanna, P. Cennini, S. CentroA. Cesana, C. Chen, D. Chen, D. B. Chen, Y. Chen, D. Cline, Z. Dai, C. de Vecchi, A. Dabrowska, R. Dolfini, M. Felcini, A. Ferrari, F. Ferri, Y. Ge, A. Gigli Berzolari, I. Gil-Botella, K. Graczyk, L. Grandi, K. He, J. Holeczek, X. Huang, C. Juszczak, D. Kielczewska, J. Kisiel, T. Kozlowski, H. Kuna-Ciskal, M. Laffranchi, J. Lagoda, Z. Li, F. Lu, J. Ma, M. Markiewicz, A. Martinez de la Ossa, C. Matthey, F. Mauri, D. Mazza, G. Meng, M. Messina, C. Montanari, S. Muraro, S. Navas-Concha, M. Nicoletto, G. Nurzia, S. Otwinowski, Q. Ouyang, O. Palamara, D. Pascoli, L. Periale, G. Piano Mortari, A. Piazzoli, P. Picchi, F. Pietropaolo, W. Pólchlopek, T. Rancati, A. Rappoldi, G. L. Raselli, J. Rico, E. Rondio, M. Rossella, A. Rubbia, C. Rubbia, P. Sala, D. Scannicchio, E. Segreto, F. Sergiampietri, J. Sobczyk, J. Stepaniak, M. Szeptycka, M. Szleper, M. Szarska, M. Terrani, S. Ventura, C. Vignoli, H. Wang, M. Wójcik, J. Woo, G. Xu, Z. Xu, A. Zalewska, J. Zalipska, C. Zhang, Q. Zhang, S. Zhen, W. Zipper

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The unique features of the liquid argon (LAr) time projection chambers (TPC) were discussed. The first module of the ICARUS T600 detector was successfully tested at surface. The scaling up in volume to the full-size detector was successfully achieved, opening the way to the possibility of carrying out the proposed physics program after commissioning of the first T600 detector at the Gran Sasso Laboratory.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)287-294
Number of pages8
JournalNuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment
Issue number3
StatePublished - Aug 11 2003


  • Cosmic rays
  • Cryogenic detector
  • Delta rays
  • Elementary particles
  • Ionization
  • Liquid argon
  • Muon
  • Time-projection chamber

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics
  • Instrumentation


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