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Title: Ceramic high-rate timing RPCs
Authors: Lopes, L. 
Marques, R. Ferreira 
Fonte, P. 
Hennetier, L. 
Pereira, A. 
Correia, A. M. Sousa 
Keywords: High-rate; Ceramic electrode
Issue Date: 2006
Citation: Nuclear Physics B - Proceedings Supplements. 158:(2006) 66-70
Abstract: Following some previous work, we report here considerable improvements on the counting rate capability of timing RPCs by the use of ceramic electrodes with a resistivity of 109 [Omega][dot operator]cm. The X-ray sensitivity of the detector depends linearly on the counting rate with a slope of 9% per 100 kHz/cm2, free from charge depletion effects, while keeping a timing accuracy, measured with 511 keV synchronous photon pairs, around 90 ps [sigma] up to 75 kHz/cm2.
Rights: openAccess
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