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Author Abbrescia, Marcello, author

Title Resistive gaseous detectors : designs, performance, and perspectives / Marcello Abbrescia, Vladimir Peskov, and Paulo Fonte
Published [Hoboken, NJ?] : Wiley-VCH, [2018]
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Contents Detectors for CMS; Micro-pattern detectors with resistive electrodes; ; APPLICATIONS AND PERSPECTIVES; RPC for time of flight PET; Resistive MICROMEGAS in ATLAS; Neutrons detection; Imaging calorimetry-DHCAL; Homeland security-muon tomography; Mammographic scanner; Prototypes of Rn and Po detectors; Prototypes of flame and spark detectors; ; CONCLUSIONS; The place of RPCs among present alternative detectors and perspectives
Glass); Rate characteristics; Gases and gas systems; ; RECENT DEVELOPMENTS; Basic principle of multilayer RPCs operation; Time resolution; Space charge effect; Noise pulses; High rate RPCs; Materials; Chinese /; Pestov glass ceramics; High position resolution RPCs; ; RPC OPERATION IN HIGH ENERGY PHYSICS EXPERIMENTS; L3 experiment; SLAC BaBar RPCs, problems and solutions; LHC: CMS, ATLAS, ALICE experiments; Gain monitoring and stability; HADES-TOF; ; ASTROPHYSICS EXPERIMENTS; OPERA detector; ARGO experiment; Extreme energy and others large-scale experiments; ; UPGRADE DETECTORS; NEW EXPERIMENTS; LHC detectors upgrades; BESIII-ETOF upgrade; BGO-EGG at LEPS2; SBN-TOF; R3B-FAIR; ; NEW DEVELOPMENTS; Hybrid designs: Paulo detectors, high pos. resol
INTRODUCTION; Main feature of gaseous detectors with resistive electrodes-spark quenching; ; HISTORY OF GASEOUS DETECTORS WITH RESISTIVE ELECTRODES; Iarrocci streamer tubes; Multi-wire proportional counters with resistive electrodes; "Pestov" RPC; "Santonico" RPC; Timing RPC; Multigap RPCs; High position resolution RPCs; ; SINGLE LAYER RPCs; Features of single layer RPCs: designs, construction features, oil treatment and operation; Physics of spark protection; Spark and streamer modes; Signal developments and position information; Time resolution; Choice of gases and resistive materials; ; DOUBLE LAYER RPCs; Designs, construction features, materials; Dark current, noise pulses; Choice of resistive materials (melamine, Bakelite,
Summary This critical summary for experts fills the gap between the rapid developments in the field and their simple and analytical descriptions. The experienced international team of authors adopts a didactic approach, with each subject gradually increasing in complexity
Notes Online resource; title from PDF cover (EBSCO, viewed April 5, 2018)
Subject Gas detectors.
Gas detectors.
Form Electronic book
Author Fonte, Paulo, author
Peskov, Vladimir, author.
ISBN 1523118555