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Bulk micromegas detectors for large TPC applications

Publication date2007
Abstract

A large volume TPC will be used in the near future in a variety of experiments including T2K. The bulk Micromegas detector for this TPC is built using a novel production technique particularly suited for compact and robust low mass detectors. The capability to pave a large surface with a simple mounting solution and small dead space between modules is of particular interest for these applications. We have built several large bulk Micromegas detectors (27×26cm2) and we have tested them in the former HARP field cage setup with a magnetic field. Cosmic ray data have been acquired in a variety of experimental conditions. Good detector performances and space point resolution have been achieved.

Keywords
  • Micromegas
  • TPC
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BOUCHEZ, J. et al. Bulk micromegas detectors for large TPC applications. In: Nuclear instruments & methods in physics research. Section A, Accelerators, spectrometers, detectors and associated equipment, 2007, vol. 574, n° 3, p. 425–432. doi: 10.1016/j.nima.2007.02.074
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