The ring imaging Cerenkov detector for the BRAHMS experiment at RHIC

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A ring-imaging Cerenkov counter, to be read out by four 100-channel PMT`S, is a key element of the BRAHMS Experiment. We report here the most recent results obtained with a prototype tested at the BNL AGS using several radiator gases, including the heavy fluorocarbon C{sub 4}F{sub 10}. Ring radii were measured for different particles {pi}{sup {minus}}, {mu}{sup {minus}}, e{sup {minus}} for momenta ranging from 2 to 12 GeV/c employing pure C{sub 4}F{sub 10} as radiator.

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Debbe, R.; Gushue, S.; Moskowitz, B.; Olness, J. & Videbaek, F. August 1, 1995.

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A ring-imaging Cerenkov counter, to be read out by four 100-channel PMT`S, is a key element of the BRAHMS Experiment. We report here the most recent results obtained with a prototype tested at the BNL AGS using several radiator gases, including the heavy fluorocarbon C{sub 4}F{sub 10}. Ring radii were measured for different particles {pi}{sup {minus}}, {mu}{sup {minus}}, e{sup {minus}} for momenta ranging from 2 to 12 GeV/c employing pure C{sub 4}F{sub 10} as radiator.

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  • RICH `95: workshop on ring imaging detectors, Uppsala (Sweden), 12-16 Jun 1995

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  • Other: DE95016502
  • Report No.: BNL--62065
  • Report No.: CONF-9506250--1
  • Grant Number: AC02-76CH00016
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 109436
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc620667

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Debbe, R.; Gushue, S.; Moskowitz, B.; Olness, J. & Videbaek, F. The ring imaging Cerenkov detector for the BRAHMS experiment at RHIC, article, August 1, 1995; Upton, New York. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc620667/: accessed October 20, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.