Study of θ-inclined tracks in L3 muon chambers

B. Adeva, M. Aguilar-Benitez, A. Aloisio, M. G. Alviggi, D. Antreasyan, L. Baksay, U. Becker, J. Berdugo, G. J. Bobbink, J. G. Branson, C. Burgos, J. D. Burger, D. Campana, F. Carbonara, M. Cerrada, Y. H. Chang, M. L. Chen, G. Chiefari, N. Colino, E. DragoP. Duinker, I. Duran, F. Erné, R. Fabbretti, S. Fabre, S. Feher, S. S. Gau, M. Gettner, E. Gonzalez, H. Van Der Graaf, D. Güsewell, F. G. Hartjes, V. Innocente, B. N. Jin, A. König, S. Lanzano, J. M. LeGoff, X. Leijtens, L. Li, S. Lokos, C. Mana, L. Martinez, G. G.G. Massaro, Y. F. Mao, R. Magahiz, P. McBride, L. Merola, M. Napolitano, H. Onvlee, G. Paternoster, S. Patricelli, Y. Peng, O. Prokofiev, J. M. Qian, P. Razis, L. Romero, J. A. Rubio, H. Rykaczewski, J. Salicio, A. Schetkovsky, P. Schmitt, C. Sciacca, P. G. Seiler, V. Souvorov, K. Strauch, C. Timmermans, S. Volkov, J. H. Wang, Q. F. Wang, Z. M. Wang, T. Wenaus, M. White, R. Wilhelm, C. Willmott, B. Wyslouch, F. Y. Xi, B. Z. Yang, C. G. Yang, Q. Y. Yang, C. H. Ye, S. C. Yeh, C. R. Zabounidis, Z. P. Zhang

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Abstract

Measurements of cosmic rays in the L3 multisampling chambers are presented. The study of tracks with polar angles from 30° < θ < 130° w.r.t. the wires show increasing pulse height like 1/sin θ. Using inclined tracks, we find a ±1.5 cm region of reduced accuracy near the glass supports of the 5.4 m long wires.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)115-121
Number of pages7
JournalNuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment
Volume290
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 May 1990

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