Cart (Loading....) | Create Account
Close category search window
 

Study and optimization of multiwire proportional chambers for Synchrotron facilities

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$31 $13
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

7 Author(s)
Fernandez, F. ; Lab. de Llum de Sincrotro, Campus UAB, Bellaterra, Spain ; Ramos-Lerate, I. ; Kocsis, M. ; Martinez, J.C.
more authors

Multiwire proportional chambers (MWPCs) are widely used in many different disciplines. The quality of the results depends on many factors such as gas gain, detector count rate, detection efficiency, spatial and energy resolution, and uniformity. We report here on a detailed study on how to optimize all these features, in particular regarding the use of MWPC at synchrotron radiation sources. Detector behavior has been analyzed in relation to geometry of the wire planes; electric field; frames design and window geometry; and gas parameters. From this study, general optimization criteria were obtained. The results of this study have been applied to produce a new design for a detector required to perform time-resolved X-ray diffraction/scattering experiments in the submillisecond time scale with a spatial resolution of 0.03 cm. In addition, we report on the outcome of simulations aiming at understanding the influence of manufacturing defects as well as gas quality.

Published in:

Nuclear Science, IEEE Transactions on  (Volume:53 ,  Issue: 2 )

Date of Publication:

April 2006

Need Help?


IEEE Advancing Technology for Humanity About IEEE Xplore | Contact | Help | Terms of Use | Nondiscrimination Policy | Site Map | Privacy & Opting Out of Cookies

A not-for-profit organization, IEEE is the world's largest professional association for the advancement of technology.
© Copyright 2014 IEEE - All rights reserved. Use of this web site signifies your agreement to the terms and conditions.