Study on the operational conditions of a double-gap resistive plate chamber for the CMS

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We present the results from cosmic ray tests on the forward Resistive Plate Chamber (RPC) for the CMS. Double-gap prototype RPC were built and tested in the Korea Detector Laboratory (KODEL). We found that addition of SF6 and water vapor to the tetrafluorethane-based gas mixture was required for the long-term stable operation of RPC. Efficiency, time resolution as well as cross-talk behavior of the detector were investigated. In addition, we present the temperature and humidity dependence of bulk resistivity of Korean bakelite in detail.

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Ahn, S. H., Amirikas, R., Bahk, S. Y., Baik, K. M., Gapienko, V. A., Hong, B., … Sim, K. S. (2000). Study on the operational conditions of a double-gap resistive plate chamber for the CMS. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment, 456(1–2), 29–34. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0168-9002(00)00957-8

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