Silicon drift detectors in the ALICE experiment

Bonvicini, V.; Cerello, P.; Crescio, E.; Giubellino, P.; Hernandez-Montoya, R.; Kolojvari, A.; Mazza, G.; Montano, L.; Nissinen, J.; Nouais, D.; Rashevsky, A.; Rivetti, A.; Tosello, F.; Vacchi, A.
August 2000
AIP Conference Proceedings;2000, Vol. 531 Issue 1, p360
Academic Journal
Silicon Drift Detectors (SDDs) are well suited to high-energy physics experiments with relatively low event rates. In particular SDDs will be used for the two intermediate layers of the Inner Tracking System of the ALICE experiment. Beam test results of linear SDD prototypes have shown a resolution of 40×30 µm[sup 2] and a cluster finding efficiency of essentially 100% with E=600 V/cm.


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