Particle identification by ionization measurements: Description of the CLEO dE dx system

R. Ehrlich, T. Gentile, Y. Kubota, Sheldon Stone, R. Talman, R. Wilcke, M. S. Alam, S. Csorna, R. G. Hicks, R. Panvini, J. Poucher

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Abstract

We describe the design, construction and performance of a pressurized proportional chamber system intended to identify particles by means of their energy loss in thin gas samples. The system is part of the CLEO detector at the Cornell Electron-Positron Storage Ring (CESR).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)17-45
Number of pages29
JournalNuclear Instruments and Methods In Physics Research
Volume211
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 1 1983
Externally publishedYes

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Ehrlich, R., Gentile, T., Kubota, Y., Stone, S., Talman, R., Wilcke, R., Alam, M. S., Csorna, S., Hicks, R. G., Panvini, R., & Poucher, J. (1983). Particle identification by ionization measurements: Description of the CLEO dE dx system. Nuclear Instruments and Methods In Physics Research, 211(1), 17-45. https://doi.org/10.1016/0167-5087(83)90555-0