Aerogel Cherenkov counter for the BELLE experiment

T. Iijima, I. Adachi, M. Amami, R. Enomoto, R. S. Guo, K. Hayashi, H. C. Huang, R. Itoh, S. Kobayashi, Y. Kohashi, T. H. Liu, D. R. Marlow, S. Matsumoto, A. Murakami, S. Ogawa, S. K. Sahu, H. Shibuya, R. Suda, T. Sumiyoshi, K. TsukadaT. Tsukamoto, C. H. Wang, M. Z. Wang, Y. R. Wang, M. Yamauchi, N. Yasuda, Y. Yoshida

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In the BELLE experiment at KEKB, a threshold Cherenkov counter system based on silica aerogels will be used to provide π/K separation in the momentum region from 0.8 to 3.5 GeV/c. The detector design, recent progress in R&D and results of beam tests are reviewed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)457-459
Number of pages3
JournalNuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment
Issue number3
StatePublished - Sep 21 1996

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics
  • Instrumentation


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