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Development of a TPC for the future linear collider

PS14 Detectors and Data Handling
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Abstract

A Time Projection Chamber is the primary option for the main tracker of the detector at a future e+e linear collider. The tracking system has to face significantly more complicated event topologies and higher backgrounds compared to previous e+e colliders, which puts stringent requirements on its overall design. The design issues and R&D plans for developing such a high performance TPC are presented. Particular emphasis is put on the R&D for a new type of gas amplification system, based on micro pattern gas detectors.

Keywords

Tracking System High Background Design Issue Stringent Requirement Linear Collider 
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© Springer-Verlag, Società Italiana di Fisica 2003

Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Roth
    • 1
  1. 1.III. Physikalisches Institut, RWTH Aachen, D-52056 AachenGermany

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