1. If you are a new user, please register to get an Indico account through https://login.ihep.ac.cn/registIndico.jsp. Any questions, please email us at helpdesk@ihep.ac.cn or call 88236855.
2. The name of any uploaded file should be in English or plus numbers, not containing any Chinese or special characters.
3. If you need to create a conference in the "Conferences, Workshops and Events" zone, please email us at helpdesk@ihep.ac.cn.
21-26 May 2017
Beijing International Convention Center
Asia/Shanghai timezone
Home > Timetable > Contribution details

Contribution Poster

Gaseous detectors

MWPC prototyping and testing for STAR Inner TPC upgrade

Speakers

  • Mr. Shuai WANG

Primary authors

Content

STAR experiment at RHIC is upgrading the inner sectors of the STAR Time Projection Chamber (iTPC) to increase the segmentation on the inner padplane from 13 to 40 rows and to replace the inner sector Multi Wire Proportional Chamber. The upgrade will provide better momentum resolution, better dE/dx resolution, and most importantly it will provide improved acceptance at high rapidity to |η| ≤ 1.5 compared to the current TPC limitation of |η| ≤ 1.The enhanced measurement capabilities of STAR-iTPC upgrade are critical to physics program of the Beam Energy Scan II at RHIC during 2019-2020, in particular the QCD phase transition study.In this talk, the iTPC MWPC module fabrication and prototypetestingresults will be discussed.