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Title: Progress in timing Resistive Plate Chambers
Authors: Blanco, A. 
Carolino, N. 
Correia, C. M. B. A. 
Ferreira-Marques, R. 
Fonte, P. 
Gobbi, A. 
González-Díaz, D. 
Lopes, M. I. 
Lopes, L. 
Macedo, M. P. 
Mangiarotti, A. 
Peskov, V. 
Policarpo, A. 
Issue Date: 2004
Citation: Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment. 535:1-2 (2004) 272-276
Abstract: Timing RPCs are Resistive Plate Chambers made with glass and metal electrodes separated by precision spacers. Typical gas gaps are a few hundred micrometers wide. Such counters were introduced in 1999 and have since reached timing accuracies below 50 ps [sigma] with efficiencies above 99% for MIPs. Applications in high-energy physics have already taken place with several more under study.
DOI: 10.1016/S0168-9002(04)01652-3
Rights: openAccess
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