Charge determination of nuclei with the AMS-02 silicon tracker

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Alpat, B.; G. Ambrosi; Azzarello, P.; Battiston, R.; Bene, P.; Bertucci, B.; Bizzaglia, S.; Bizzarri, M.; Blasko, S.; Bourquin, M.; Cortina Gil, Eduardo;
(2005)
  • Publisher: Elsevier BV * North-Holland
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1016/j.nima.2004.11.012
  • Subject: Charge of nuclei | AMS-02 | Silicon tracker | Energy loss | Engineering
    arxiv: Physics::Instrumentation and Detectors | Nuclear Experiment

The silicon tracker of the AMS-02 detector measures the trajectory in three dimensions of electrons, protons and nuclei to high precision in a dipole magnetic field and thus measures their rigidity (momentum over charge) and the sign of their charge. In addition, it mea... View more
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