""The charge readout of Resistive Plate Chambers (RPCs) is implemented in the ARGO-YBJ experiment to measure the charged particle density of the shower front up to 10^4\\\/m^2, enabling the study of the primary cosmic rays with energies in the ''knee'' region. As the first time for RPCs being used this way, a telescope with RPCs and scintillation detectors is setup to calibrate the number of charged particles hitting a RPC versus its charge readout. Air shower particles are taken as the calibration beam. The telescope was tested at sea level and then moved to the ARGO-YBJ site for coincident operation with the ARGO-YBJ experiment. The charge readout shows good linearity with the particle density in the dynamic range (up to 200\\\/m^2).""

Aielli, G., Bacci, C., Bartoli, B., Bernardini, P., Bi, X.j., Bleve, C., et al. (2012). Calibration of the RPC charge readout in the ARGO-YBJ experiment. NUCLEAR INSTRUMENTS & METHODS IN PHYSICS RESEARCH. SECTION A, ACCELERATORS, SPECTROMETERS, DETECTORS AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT, 661, S56-S59 [10.1016/j.nima.2010.09.066].

Calibration of the RPC charge readout in the ARGO-YBJ experiment

BUSSINO, Severino Angelo Maria;DE VINCENZI, Mario;MARI, Stefano Maria;Montini P;Ruggieri F;
2012

Abstract

""The charge readout of Resistive Plate Chambers (RPCs) is implemented in the ARGO-YBJ experiment to measure the charged particle density of the shower front up to 10^4\\\/m^2, enabling the study of the primary cosmic rays with energies in the ''knee'' region. As the first time for RPCs being used this way, a telescope with RPCs and scintillation detectors is setup to calibrate the number of charged particles hitting a RPC versus its charge readout. Air shower particles are taken as the calibration beam. The telescope was tested at sea level and then moved to the ARGO-YBJ site for coincident operation with the ARGO-YBJ experiment. The charge readout shows good linearity with the particle density in the dynamic range (up to 200\\\/m^2).""
Aielli, G., Bacci, C., Bartoli, B., Bernardini, P., Bi, X.j., Bleve, C., et al. (2012). Calibration of the RPC charge readout in the ARGO-YBJ experiment. NUCLEAR INSTRUMENTS & METHODS IN PHYSICS RESEARCH. SECTION A, ACCELERATORS, SPECTROMETERS, DETECTORS AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT, 661, S56-S59 [10.1016/j.nima.2010.09.066].
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