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Results of a beam test using scintillating fibers and solid state photodetectors
Author(s): Edward I. Shibata
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Paper Abstract

A 96-channel, 3-superlayer scintillating fiber tracking system has been tested in a 5 GeV/c (pi) - beam. The scintillating fibers were 830 micrometers in diameter, spaced 850 micrometers apart within a layer, and 4.3 m in length. These were coupled to 6 m long clear waveguides and finally to Visible Light Photon Counters. A spatial resolution of approximately 150 micrometers for a double-layered ribbon was achieved with this tracking system.

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Date Published: 22 October 1993
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 2007, Scintillating Fiber Technology and Applications, (22 October 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.161932
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Edward I. Shibata, Purdue Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2007:
Scintillating Fiber Technology and Applications
Ervin J. Fenyves, Editor(s)

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