Particle Detection with Drift Chambers

Particle Detection with Drift Chambers

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This study edition of Blum and Rolandi's successful book addresses those students who want to begin to understand particle detection and drift chambers, by providing a solid foundation for judging the achievable accuracy for coordinate and ionization measurements. It covers topics such as gas ionization by particles and by laser rays; the drift of electrons and ions in gases; electrostatics of wire grids and field cages; amplification of ionization; creation of the signal track parameters and their errors; ion gates; particle identification by measurement of ionization; existing chambers; drift chamber gas. The topics are treated in a text-book style with many figures, together with explicitly performed calculations.160B, 193 and 199 (1985) S.R. Amendolia et al., Studies of the wire gain and track distortions near the sector edges of the ... Three dimensional Monte Carlo simulation of the electron avalanche around an anode wire of a proportional counter, anbsp;...

Title:Particle Detection with Drift Chambers
Author:Walter Blum, Luigi Rolandi
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2013-03-09


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