Test of a resistive plate chamber under irradiation of photons and neutrons

M. Angelone, M. Pillon, F. Lacava, L. Pontecorvo, S. Veneziano, L. Acitelli, A. Di Ciaccio, R. Cardarelli, R. Santonico, F. Ceradini

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Abstract

A resistive plate chamber operated at low gas amplification has been exposed to photon and neutron sources to study the detection efficiency and the time response in conditions close to those expected in experiments at the Large Hadron Collider. Results on the sensitivity to photons and neutrons of energy around 1 MeV are presented. © 1995.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)399 - 405
Number of pages7
JournalNuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment
Volume355
Issue number2-3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 15 Feb 1995
Externally publishedYes

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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics
  • Instrumentation

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