EPJ Web of Conferences
Volume 172, 2018XLVII International Symposium on Multiparticle Dynamics (ISMD 2017)
|Number of page(s)||10|
|Section||Cosmic rays and astroparticle physics|
|Published online||26 January 2018|
Four Channel Mini Wire Chamber to Study Cosmic Rays
Laboratorio de Partículas Elementales. División de Ciencias e Ingenierías, Campus León, Universidad de Guanajuato
Published online: 26 January 2018
Multiwire proportional chamber is a conventional technique to study radiation in general, and cosmic rays in particular. To study cosmic rays, it was planned, designed, constructed, characterized, and tested a four channel mini wire chamber, based on two 3 cm × 3 cm × 0.6 cm Aluminum frames, two 3 cm × 3 cm × 0.6 cm plastic frames, two 3 cm × 3 cm × 0.3 cm Aluminum frames, two electronic planes each with two Tungsten Gold plated 1 mil diameter wires, parallel and 1 cm apart each other at 25 g stretched-each plane was 90° rotated each other in the final assemble- and two Aluminum foil window to define the gas volume; it was operated with Argon 90%-CH4 10% gas mixture at 1 atmosphere and ambient temperature (20°C in the average). It is presented technical details, results on characterization, and preliminary results on cosmic rays detection.
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