Production of gas gaps for the Forward RPCs of the CMS experiment

Sung Keun Park, S. H. Ahn, S. Y. Bahk, Byungsik Hong, S. J. Hong, M. Ito, T. I. Kang, B. I. Kim, J. H. Kim, M. J. Kim, T. J. Kim, Y. J. Kim, Y. U. Kim, D. G. Koo, K. B. Lee, K. S. Lee, S. J. Lee, J. K. Lim, D. H. Moon, S. K. NamW. J. Park, J. T. Rhee, M. S. Ryu, K. S. Sim

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Abstract

The production of gas gaps, the core components of the Forward RPCs in the CMS experiment, has reached a mature stage of the production stream. A total of 360 gas gaps, equivalent to 120 RPCs, has been manufactured, tested for quality control, and delivered to CERN in Switzerland and to Pakistan, where the complete Forward RPCs are being assembled. In this paper, the layout of the gas gaps, the production procedures, facilities, and the selection process of the qualified gas gaps are presented.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)551-558
Number of pages8
JournalNuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment
Volume550
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2005 Sep 21

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Keywords

  • Aging effect
  • Compact muon solenoid
  • Forward RPCs
  • Gas gap
  • Linseed oil coating
  • Muon trigger
  • Silk screen method

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics

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Park, S. K., Ahn, S. H., Bahk, S. Y., Hong, B., Hong, S. J., Ito, M., Kang, T. I., Kim, B. I., Kim, J. H., Kim, M. J., Kim, T. J., Kim, Y. J., Kim, Y. U., Koo, D. G., Lee, K. B., Lee, K. S., Lee, S. J., Lim, J. K., Moon, D. H., ... Sim, K. S. (2005). Production of gas gaps for the Forward RPCs of the CMS experiment. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment, 550(3), 551-558. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nima.2005.05.052