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The 15 layer silicon drift detector tracker in Experiment 896

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35 Author(s)
S. U. Pandey ; Wayne State Univ., Detroit, MI, USA ; R. Bellwied ; R. Beuttenmueller ; H. Caines
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Large linear silicon drift detectors have been developed and are in production for use in several experiments. Recently 15 detectors were used as a tracking device in BNL-AGS heavy ion experiment (E896). The detectors were successfully operated in a 6.2 T magnetic field. The behavior of the detectors, such as drift uniformity, resolution, and charge collection efficiency are presented. The effect of the environment on the detector performance is discussed. Some results from the experimental run are presented. The detectors performed well in an experimental environmental. This is the first tracking application of these detectors

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IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science  (Volume:47 ,  Issue: 6 )