The ATLAS Transition Radiation Tracker (TRT) proportional drift tube: Design and performance

E. Abat, T. N. Addy, T. P.A. Åkesson, J. Alison, F. Anghinolfi, E. Arik, M. Arik, G. Atoian, B. Auerbach, O. K. Baker, E. Banas, S. Baron, C. Bault, N. Becerici, A. Beddall, A. J. Beddall, J. Bendotti, D. P. Benjamin, H. Bertelsen, A. BingulH. Blampey, A. Bocci, M. Bochenek, V. G. Bondarenko, V. Bychkov, J. Callahan, M. Capeáns Garrido, L. Cardiel Sas, A. Catinaccio, S. A. Cetin, T. Chandler, R. Chritin, P. Cwetanski, M. Dam, H. Danielsson, E. Danilevich, E. David, J. Degenhardt, B. Di Girolamo, F. Dittus, N. Dixon, O. B. Dogan, B. A. Dolgoshein, N. Dressnandt, C. Driouchi, W. L. Ebenstein, P. Eerola, U. Egede, K. Egorov, H. Evans, P. Farthouat, O. L. Fedin, A. J. Fowler, S. Fratina, D. Froidevaux, A. Fry, P. Gagnon, I. L. Gavrilenko, C. Gay, N. Ghodbane, J. Godlewski, M. Goulette, I. Gousakov, N. Grigalashvili, Y. Grishkevich, J. Grognuz, Z. Hajduk, M. Hance, F. Hansen, J. B. Hansen, P. H. Hansen, G. A. Hare, A. Harvey, C. Hauviller, A. High, W. Hulsbergen, W. Huta, V. Issakov, S. Istin, V. Jain, G. Jarlskog, L. Jeanty, V. A. Kantserov, B. Kaplan, A. S. Kapliy, S. Katounine, F. Kayumov, P. T. Keener, G. D. Kekelidze, E. Khabarova, A. Khristachev, B. Kisielewski, T. H. Kittelmann, C. Kline, E. B. Klinkby, N. V. Klopov, B. R. Ko, T. Koffas, N. V. Kondratieva, S. P. Konovalov, S. Koperny, H. Korsmo, S. Kovalenko, T. Z. Kowalski, K. Krüger, V. Kramarenko, L. G. Kudin, A. C. Le Bihan, B. C. LeGeyt, K. Levterov, P. Lichard, A. Lindahl, V. Lisan, S. Lobastov, A. Loginov, C. W. Loh, S. Lokwitz, M. C. Long, S. Lucas, A. Lucotte, F. Luehring, B. Lundberg, R. MacKeprang, V. P. Maleev, A. Manara, M. Mandl, A. J. Martin, F. F. Martin, R. Mashinistov, G. M. Mayers, K. W. McFarlane, V. Mialkovski, B. M. Mills, B. Mindur, V. A. Mitsou, J. U. Mjörnmark, S. V. Morozov, E. Morris, S. V. Mouraviev, A. M. Muir, A. Munar, A. V. Nadtochi, S. Y. Nesterov, F. M. Newcomer, N. Nikitin, O. Novgorodova, E. G. Novodvorski, H. Ogren, S. H. Oh, S. B. Oleshko, D. Olivito, J. Olszowska, W. Ostrowicz, M. S. Passmore, S. Patrichev, J. Penwell, F. Perez-Gomez, V. D. Peshekhonov, D. C. Petersen, R. Petti, A. Placci, A. Poblaguev, X. Pons, M. J. Price, O. Rø Hne, R. D. Reece, M. B. Reilly, C. Rembser, A. Romaniouk, D. Rousseau, D. Rust, Y. F. Ryabov, V. Ryjov, M. Söderberg, A. Savenkov, J. Saxon, M. Scandurra, V. A. Schegelsky, M. I. Scherzer, M. P. Schmidt, C. Schmitt, E. Sedykh, D. M. Seliverstov, T. Shin, A. Shmeleva, S. Sivoklokov, S. Yu Smirnov, L. Smirnova, O. Smirnova, P. Smith, V. V. Sosnovtsev, G. Sprachmann, S. Subramania, S. I. Suchkov, V. V. Sulin, R. R. Szczygiel, G. Tartarelli, E. Thomson, V. O. Tikhomirov, P. Tipton, J. A. Valls Ferrer, R. Van Berg, V. I. Vassilakopoulos, L. Vassilieva, P. Wagner, R. Wall, C. Wang, Denver Whittington, H. H. Williams, A. Zhelezko, K. Zhukov

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Abstract

A straw proportional counter is the basic element of the ATLAS Transition Radiation Tracker (TRT). Its detailed properties as well as the main properties of a few TRT operating gas mixtures are described. Particular attention is paid to straw tube performance in high radiation conditions and to its operational stability.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article numberP02013
JournalJournal of Instrumentation
Volume3
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - 2008
Externally publishedYes

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Keywords

  • Gaseous detectors
  • Particle tracking detectors
  • Transition radiation detectors

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Mathematical Physics

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Abat, E., Addy, T. N., Åkesson, T. P. A., Alison, J., Anghinolfi, F., Arik, E., Arik, M., Atoian, G., Auerbach, B., Baker, O. K., Banas, E., Baron, S., Bault, C., Becerici, N., Beddall, A., Beddall, A. J., Bendotti, J., Benjamin, D. P., Bertelsen, H., ... Zhukov, K. (2008). The ATLAS Transition Radiation Tracker (TRT) proportional drift tube: Design and performance. Journal of Instrumentation, 3(2), [P02013]. https://doi.org/10.1088/1748-0221/3/02/P02013