2 February 1993 Recent cosmic-ray test with scintillating fibers and visible photon counters
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A fiber tracking system was constructed at UCLA, consisting of four layers of scintillating fiber ribbons coupled to Visible Light Photon Counters (VLPC's), and was tested by measuring Cosmic-Ray tracks. The total length of the fiber array is 7 meters, 4 meters of scintillating fiber and 3 meters of clear optical fiber, 0.83 mm diameter. An average number of 6 photoelectrons were detected by the VLPC's, 7 meters from the Cosmic-ray interaction point at the end of the fibers. The details of the experimental arrangement and the test results are presented.
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Muzaffer Atac, Muzaffer Atac, Jun Park, Jun Park, David B. Cline, David B. Cline, D. Chrisman, D. Chrisman, } "Recent cosmic-ray test with scintillating fibers and visible photon counters", Proc. SPIE 1737, Neutrons, X Rays, and Gamma Rays: Imaging Detectors, Material Characterization Techniques, and Applications, (2 February 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.138669; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.138669
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