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TORCH—a Cherenkov based time-of-flight detector

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TORCH is an innovative high-precision time-of-flight system to provide particle identification in the difficult intermediate momentum region up to 10 GeV/c. It is also suitable for large-area applications. The detector provides a time-of-flight measurement from the imaging of Cherenkov photons emitted in a 1 cm thick quartz radiator. The photons propagate by total internal reflection to the edge of the quartz plate and are then focused onto an array of photon detectors at the periphery. A tim...

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10.1016/j.nima.2014.04.083

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van Dijk, MWU More by this author
Castillo García, L More by this author
Cussans, D More by this author
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Advanced Grant under the Seventh Framework Programme (FP7) More from this funder
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Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment Journal website
Volume:
766
Issue:
10
Pages:
118-122
Publication date:
2014-12-01
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0168-9002
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pubs:491658
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uri:609af939-82c4-4abf-9b7d-3e4c38a5c632
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