High-resolution tracking with silicon strip detectors for relativistic ions

S. R. Hou, B. Alpat, G. Ambrosi, C. Balboni, R. Battiston, W. J. Burger, Y. H. Chang, H. Geissel, M. Ionica, W. Lustermann, G. Maehlum, M. Menichelli, M. Pauluzzi, V. Postolache, N. Produit, D. Rapin, D. Ren, M. Ribordy, H. Sann, D. SchardtK. Sümmerer, G. Viertel

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Abstract

Tracking with silicon strip detectors for relativistic ions has been investigated using a 12C beam of 1.5 GeV/u at GSI. The ionization charge spectrum and the charge sharing between strips are presented. The strip cluster of carbon ion can be selected based on the cluster charge with high efficiency and little contamination. The spatial resolution of the silicon strip detectors is evaluated. The angular distribution of multiple Coulomb scattering was investigated with lead absorbers. The results are compared to the Moliere theory and the Gaussian approximation of GEANT calculations.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)169-177
Number of pages9
JournalNuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment
Volume435
Issue number1-2
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Oct 1999
EventProceedings of the 1998 7th International Workshop on Vertex Detectors, VERTEX '98 - Santorini, Greece
Duration: 28 Sep 19984 Oct 1998

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