Electron attachment of oxygen in a drift chamber filled with xenon + 10% methane

Y. Chiba, I. Hayashibara, T. Ohsugi, T. Sakanoue, A. Taketani, N. Terunuma, Y. Suzuki, A. Tsukamoto, H. Yamamoto, Y. Fukushima, T. Kohriki, S. Nakamura, M. Sakuda, Y. Watase

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    Abstract

    The existence of O2 contamination attenuates the pulse height and degrades its resolution in a drift chamber filled with xenon-methane (90/10) gas. The first measurement of the electron attachment coefficient due to oxygen in such a mixture is reported.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)171-176
    Number of pages6
    JournalNuclear Inst. and Methods in Physics Research, A
    Volume269
    Issue number1
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - Jun 1 1988

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Nuclear and High Energy Physics
    • Instrumentation

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