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Title: Plasma Panel Based Particle Detector for High Energy Physics

  1. Integrated Sensors, LLC, Ottawa Hills, OH (United States)
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Integrated Sensors, LLC, Ottawa Hills, OH (United States)
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USDOE Office of Science (SC), High Energy Physics (HEP) (SC-25)
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46 INSTRUMENTATION RELATED TO NUCLEAR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY; 73 NUCLEAR PHYSICS AND RADIATION PHYSICS; particle detector, radiation sensor, radiation detector, micropattern detector, gaseous detector, particle tracking detector, MIP detector, muon detector, minimum ionizing particle detector, plasma panel sensor, plasma panel particle detector, PPS detector, microcavity-PPS

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Friedman, Peter S. Plasma Panel Based Particle Detector for High Energy Physics. United States: N. p., 2015. Web.
Friedman, Peter S. Plasma Panel Based Particle Detector for High Energy Physics. United States.
Friedman, Peter S. 2015. "Plasma Panel Based Particle Detector for High Energy Physics". United States. doi:.
title = {Plasma Panel Based Particle Detector for High Energy Physics},
author = {Friedman, Peter S.},
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year = 2015,
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