Drift-Chamber Gases

  • Walter Blum
  • Luigi Rolandi
Part of the Accelerator Physics book series (ACCPHYS)


Gas is the medium in which the processes of ionization, drift and amplification develop. We have discussed these processes in previous parts of this book. Here we want to present some additional practical information relevant to the choice of gas mixtures and their pressure, and relevant to the impurities that can be tolerated in the gas.


Drift Velocity Dark Current Whisker Growth Electron Attachment Drift Chamber 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Walter Blum
    • 1
  • Luigi Rolandi
    • 2
  1. 1.Werner-Heisenberg-InstitutMax-Planck-Institut für PhysikMünchenGermany
  2. 2.Div. PPECERNGenève 23Switzerland

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