Development of high pressure proportional counters

Pier Oddone, Garth Smith, Anna Green, Peter Nemethy, Laszlo Baksay, Louis Schick, Edward Gerard Heflin

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    Abstract

    We have begun to investigate the possibility of operating gas counters at high pressures. In a first step we were able to operate cylindrical chambers up to 430 atm with a gas gain of about 300 using a mixture of 92% Ar and 8% CH4.

    Original languageEnglish (US)
    Pages (from-to)458-460
    Number of pages3
    JournalNuclear Inst. and Methods in Physics Research, A
    Volume252
    Issue number2-3
    DOIs
    StatePublished - Dec 1 1986

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Nuclear and High Energy Physics
    • Instrumentation

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    Oddone, P., Smith, G., Green, A., Nemethy, P., Baksay, L., Schick, L., & Heflin, E. G. (1986). Development of high pressure proportional counters. Nuclear Inst. and Methods in Physics Research, A, 252(2-3), 458-460. https://doi.org/10.1016/0168-9002(86)91223-4