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Title: The effect of temperature on the rate capability of glass timing RPCs
Authors: González-Díaz, D. 
Belver, D. 
Blanco, A. 
Marques, R. Ferreira 
Fonte, P. 
Garzón, J. A. 
Lopes, L. 
Mangiarotti, A. 
Marín, J. 
Keywords: Gaseous detectors; Time-of-flight; Rate capability
Issue Date: 2005
Keywords: Gaseous detectors; Time-of-flight; Rate capability
Issue Date: 2005
Citation: Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment. 555:1-2 (2005) 72-79
Abstract: In this study, we demonstrate a strong influence of the working temperature on the counting rate capability of large-area timing resistive plate chambers (RPCs) incorporating industrial flat glass electrodes. The effect relies on the sharp dependence of glass resistivity on temperature, approximately one order of magnitude for each 25 °C, allowing a considerable extension of the counting rate capability merely by a moderate warming of the detector.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10316/4415
Rights: openAccess
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