The Forward GEM Tracker of STAR at RHIC

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Simon, F.; Balewski, J.; Fatemi, R.; Hasell, D.; Kelsey, J.; Majka, R.; Page, B.; Plesko, M.; Underwood, D.; Smirnov, N.; Sowinski, J.; Spinka, H.; Surrow, B.; Visser, G.;
(2008)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1109/NSSMIC.2008.4774682
  • Subject: Physics - Instrumentation and Detectors
    arxiv: Physics::Instrumentation and Detectors | Physics::Accelerator Physics | High Energy Physics::Experiment

The STAR experiment at the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider (RHIC) at Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL) is in the process of designing and constructing a forward tracking system based on triple GEM technology. This upgrade is necessary to give STAR the capability to r... View more
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