Limited Streamer Tubes for the BaBar Instrumented Flux Return Upgrade

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Starting from the very beginning of their operation the efficiency of the RPC chambers in the BaBar Instrumented Flux Return (IFR) has suffered serious degradation. After intensive investigation, various remediation efforts had been carried out, but without success. As a result the BaBar collaboration decided to replace the dying barrel RPC chambers about two years ago. To study the feasibility of using the Limited Streamer Tube (LST) as the replacement of RPC we carried out an R&D program that has resulted in BaBar's deciding to replace the barrel RPC's with LST's. In this report we summarize the major detector R&D ... continued below

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Lu, C. & U., /Princeton October 11, 2005.

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Starting from the very beginning of their operation the efficiency of the RPC chambers in the BaBar Instrumented Flux Return (IFR) has suffered serious degradation. After intensive investigation, various remediation efforts had been carried out, but without success. As a result the BaBar collaboration decided to replace the dying barrel RPC chambers about two years ago. To study the feasibility of using the Limited Streamer Tube (LST) as the replacement of RPC we carried out an R&D program that has resulted in BaBar's deciding to replace the barrel RPC's with LST's. In this report we summarize the major detector R&D results, and leave other issues of the IFR system upgrade to the future publications.

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  • Prepared for 32nd International Conference on High-Energy Physics (ICHEP 04), Beijing, China, 16-22 Aug 2004

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Lu, C. & U., /Princeton. Limited Streamer Tubes for the BaBar Instrumented Flux Return Upgrade, article, October 11, 2005; [Menlo Park, California]. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc875641/: accessed August 18, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.