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Title: A drift detector system with anode and cathode readout in the GlueX experiment

A drift detector system designed to detect charged particle tracks in the GlueX experiment dedicated to study the nature of confinement is described. The key design features of the drift chambers associated with the requirement of a minimum material budget in the path of secondary particles are presented. The spatial resolution and the detection efficiency have been measured with cosmic rays using the automatic data acquisition system.
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Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
Report Number(s):
JLAB-PHY-15-2012; DOE/OR/23177-3319
Journal ID: ISSN 0020-4412
DOE Contract Number:
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Instruments and Experimental Techniques; Journal Volume: 58; Journal Issue: 1
Research Org:
Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility, Newport News, VA (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), Nuclear Physics (NP) (SC-26)
Country of Publication:
United States