Beam test of a C4F8O-MAPMT RICH prototype

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We present results from the first beam test of the gaseous BTeV RICH. A new gas, C4F8O, is used as Cherenkov radiator for the first time. A new generation of the MAPMT tubes from Hamamatsu, R8900-M16, are used as the photon detector.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)339-344
Number of pages6
JournalNuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment
Issue number1-2
StatePublished - Nov 11 2005


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics

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