A method to suppress dielectric breakdowns in liquid argon ionization detectors for cathode to ground distances of several millimeters

Auger, Martin; Ereditato, Antonio; Göldi, Damian; Janos, Stefan; Kreslo, Igor; Lüthi, Matthias; Rudolf von Rohr, Christoph; Strauss, Thomas; Tolba, Tamer; Weber, Michael (2014). A method to suppress dielectric breakdowns in liquid argon ionization detectors for cathode to ground distances of several millimeters. Journal of instrumentation, 9(07), P07023-P07023. Institute of Physics Publishing IOP 10.1088/1748-0221/9/07/P07023

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We present a method to reach electric field intensity as high as 400 kV/cm in liquid argon for cathode-ground distances of several millimeters. This can be achieved by suppressing field emission from the cathode, overcoming limitations that we reported earlier.

Item Type:

Journal Article (Original Article)

Division/Institute:

10 Strategic Research Centers > Albert Einstein Center for Fundamental Physics (AEC)
08 Faculty of Science > Physics Institute > Laboratory for High Energy Physics (LHEP)

UniBE Contributor:

Auger, Martin; Ereditato, Antonio; Göldi, Damian; Janos, Stefan; Kreslo, Igor; Lüthi, Matthias; Rudolf von Rohr, Christoph; Strauss, Thomas and Weber, Michael

Subjects:

500 Science > 530 Physics

ISSN:

1748-0221

Publisher:

Institute of Physics Publishing IOP

Language:

English

Submitter:

Jan Dirk Brinksma-Albrecht

Date Deposited:

21 May 2015 11:51

Last Modified:

26 Jun 2016 02:04

Publisher DOI:

10.1088/1748-0221/9/07/P07023

ArXiv ID:

1406.3929

BORIS DOI:

10.7892/boris.68750

URI:

https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/68750

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