Y. Bagaturia, et al.

"Studies of aging and HV break down problems during development and operation of MSGC and GEM detectors for the Inner Tracking System of HERA-B"

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The results of five years of development of the inner tracking system of the HERA- B experiment and first experience from the data taking period of the year 2000 are reported. The system contains 184 chambers, covering a sensitive area of about (20* 20) cm2 each. The detector is based on microstrip gas counters (MSGCs) with diamond like coated (DLC) glass wafers and gas electron multipliers (GEMs).

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Last modified: 15 April 2002, J. Schwiening.