EPJ Web Conf.
Volume 174, 20184th International Conference on Micro Pattern Gaseous Detectors (MPGD 2015)
|Number of page(s)||4|
|Section||New Developments in MPDGs|
|Published online||21 February 2018|
MPGD2015: Low-energy electron source to characterize Micromegas/InGrid and study of dE/dx for low energy electrons
Laboratoire de l’Accélérateur Linéaire (LAL, IN2P3/CNRS and PSud University), Orsay, France
2 Commissariat à l’énergie atomique, Institut de Recherche sur les lois Fondamentales de l’Univers (CEA IRFU), Saclay, France
3 Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Kyiv, Ukraine
4 CERN, Geneva 23, CH-1211, Switzerland
Published online: 21 February 2018
Insert your english abstract here.A new versatile facility LEETECH for detector R&D, tests and calibration is designed and constructed. It uses electrons produced by the photoinjector PHIL at LAL, Orsay and provides a powerful tool for wide range R&D studies of different detector concepts delivering “monochromatic” samples of low energy electrons with adjustable energy and intensity. Among other innovative instrumentation techniques, LEETECH will be used for testing various gaseous tracking detectors and studying new Micromegas/InGrid concept which has very promising characteristics of spatial resolution and can be a good candidate for particle tracking and identification. In this paper the importance and expected characteristics of such facility based on detailed simulation studies are addressed.
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