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Title: Superconducting transmission line particle detector

Abstract

A microvertex particle detector for use in a high energy physic collider including a plurality of parallel superconducting thin film strips separated from a superconducting ground plane by an insulating layer to form a plurality of superconducting waveguides. The microvertex particle detector indicates passage of a charged subatomic particle by measuring a voltage pulse measured across a superconducting waveguide caused by the transition of the superconducting thin film strip from a superconducting to a non-superconducting state in response to the passage of a charged particle. A plurality of superconducting thin film strips in two orthogonal planes plus the slow electromagnetic wave propogating in a superconducting transmission line are used to resolve N.sup.2 ambiguity of charged particle events.

Inventors:
 [1]
  1. (Naperville, IL)
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Argonne National Laboratory (ANL), Argonne, IL
OSTI Identifier:
867131
Patent Number(s):
4873482
Assignee:
United States of America as represented by United States (Washington, DC) ANL
DOE Contract Number:  
W-31109-ENG-38
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
superconducting; transmission; line; particle; detector; microvertex; energy; physic; collider; including; plurality; parallel; film; strips; separated; ground; plane; insulating; layer; form; waveguides; indicates; passage; charged; subatomic; measuring; voltage; pulse; measured; waveguide; caused; transition; strip; non-superconducting; response; orthogonal; planes; plus; slow; electromagnetic; wave; propogating; resolve; ambiguity; events; magnetic wave; ground plane; voltage pulse; transmission line; charged particle; insulating layer; particle detector; electromagnetic wave; orthogonal planes; superconducting transmission; film strip; /324/250/505/

Citation Formats

Gray, Kenneth E. Superconducting transmission line particle detector. United States: N. p., 1989. Web.
Gray, Kenneth E. Superconducting transmission line particle detector. United States.
Gray, Kenneth E. Sun . "Superconducting transmission line particle detector". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/867131.
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place = {United States},
year = {1989},
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