We report on tests of a novel ring imaging Cherenkov (RICH) detection system consisting of a 3-m-long gaseous C4F8O radiator, a focusing mirror, and a photon detector array based on Hamamatsu multi-anode photomultiplier tubes. This system was developed to identify charged particles in the momentum range from 3 to 70 GeV/c for the BTeV experiment.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||15|
|Journal||Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment|
|State||Published - Mar 15 2006|
Bibliographical noteFunding Information:
We thank the U.S. National Science Foundation without whose support this work would not have been possible. We also thank the Dr. E. Ramberg and the Fermilab Beams Division for providing the test beam, H. Cease of Fermilab for critical engineering support, L. Uplegger for help with the data acquisition system and Terry Tope for help with gas system programming. We thank Andre Braem for measuring the mirror reflectivity.
- Particle identification
- Refractive index
- Ring imaging