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Title: Construction and assembly of the wire planes for the MicroBooNE Time Projection Chamber

In this paper we describe how the readout planes for the MicroBooNE Time Projection Chamber were constructed, assembled and installed. We present the individual wire preparation using semi-automatic winding machines and the assembly of wire carrier boards. The details of the wire installation on the detector frame and the tensioning of the wires are given. A strict quality assurance plan ensured the integrity of the readout planes. The different tests performed at all stages of construction and installation provided crucial information to achieve the successful realization of the MicroBooNE wire planes.
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Publication Date:
Report Number(s):
FERMILAB-PUB-16-384-ND-PPD; arXiv:1609.06169; BNL-114362-2017-JA
Journal ID: ISSN 1748-0221; 1487438
Grant/Contract Number:
AC02-07CH11359; SC0012704
Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Journal of Instrumentation
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 12; Journal Issue: 03; Journal ID: ISSN 1748-0221
Publisher:
Institute of Physics (IOP)
Research Org:
Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL), Upton, NY (United States); Fermi National Accelerator Lab. (FNAL), Batavia, IL (United States); Brookhaven National Lab. (BNL), Upton, NY (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), High Energy Physics (HEP) (SC-25); USDOE Office of Science (SC), Basic Energy Sciences (BES) (SC-22)
Contributing Orgs:
MicroBooNE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
46 INSTRUMENTATION RELATED TO NUCLEAR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY; 72 PHYSICS OF ELEMENTARY PARTICLES AND FIELDS; Wire planes; Time Projection Chamber; Detector design and construction technologies
OSTI Identifier:
1413917
Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 1394798

Acciarri, R., Adams, C., Asaadi, J., Danaher, J., Fleming, B. T., Gardner, R., Gollapinni, S., Grosso, R., Guenette, R., Littlejohn, B. R., Lockwitz, S., Raaf, J. L., Soderberg, M., John, J. St., Strauss, T., Szelc, A. M., and Yu, B.. Construction and assembly of the wire planes for the MicroBooNE Time Projection Chamber. United States: N. p., Web. doi:10.1088/1748-0221/12/03/T03003.
Acciarri, R., Adams, C., Asaadi, J., Danaher, J., Fleming, B. T., Gardner, R., Gollapinni, S., Grosso, R., Guenette, R., Littlejohn, B. R., Lockwitz, S., Raaf, J. L., Soderberg, M., John, J. St., Strauss, T., Szelc, A. M., & Yu, B.. Construction and assembly of the wire planes for the MicroBooNE Time Projection Chamber. United States. doi:10.1088/1748-0221/12/03/T03003.
Acciarri, R., Adams, C., Asaadi, J., Danaher, J., Fleming, B. T., Gardner, R., Gollapinni, S., Grosso, R., Guenette, R., Littlejohn, B. R., Lockwitz, S., Raaf, J. L., Soderberg, M., John, J. St., Strauss, T., Szelc, A. M., and Yu, B.. 2017. "Construction and assembly of the wire planes for the MicroBooNE Time Projection Chamber". United States. doi:10.1088/1748-0221/12/03/T03003. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1413917.
@article{osti_1413917,
title = {Construction and assembly of the wire planes for the MicroBooNE Time Projection Chamber},
author = {Acciarri, R. and Adams, C. and Asaadi, J. and Danaher, J. and Fleming, B. T. and Gardner, R. and Gollapinni, S. and Grosso, R. and Guenette, R. and Littlejohn, B. R. and Lockwitz, S. and Raaf, J. L. and Soderberg, M. and John, J. St. and Strauss, T. and Szelc, A. M. and Yu, B.},
abstractNote = {In this paper we describe how the readout planes for the MicroBooNE Time Projection Chamber were constructed, assembled and installed. We present the individual wire preparation using semi-automatic winding machines and the assembly of wire carrier boards. The details of the wire installation on the detector frame and the tensioning of the wires are given. A strict quality assurance plan ensured the integrity of the readout planes. The different tests performed at all stages of construction and installation provided crucial information to achieve the successful realization of the MicroBooNE wire planes.},
doi = {10.1088/1748-0221/12/03/T03003},
journal = {Journal of Instrumentation},
number = 03,
volume = 12,
place = {United States},
year = {2017},
month = {3}
}