E. Nappi

"Aerogel and Its Applications to RICH Detectors"


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Beam test results show that the ``new generation" aerogel has attractive features and appears an interesting candidate as radiator in Ring Imaging Cherenkov (RICH) detectors. The challenging applications envisaged in the LHCb experiment at CERN and in the HERMES experiment at DESY will be reviewed.

Last modified: 21 Jan 1999, Jochen.