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									     STATUS REPORT ON THE
     SACLAY-ORSAY-LBL TPC




THE LBL-SACLAY-ORSAY TPC IS OPERATIONNEL
    SINCE JUNE 2003




COSMIC DATA ACQUISITION     STARTED IN JULY




    FIRST RESULTS PRESENTED AT CORNELL IN JULY
    (BY MIKE RONAN)


    NEW HIGH STATISTICS MEASUREMENTS NOW AT
    HIGHER GAIN


    EVENT DISPLAY FROM DEAN KARLEN, VICTORIA
   view of the TPC before its installation in Saclay




front end electronics   detector       field cage
       LBL              Saclay         Orsay
pad arrangement
8 pad rows 2x10 mm2
2 pad rows 1x10 mm2 (in the center, not yet FEE instrumented)




    1x20 mm2 pads




 1x10 mm2 pads         
the Saclay-Orsay-LBL TPC inside the 2T magnet
a “typical” cosmic ray track (no magnetic field)
recorded in July 2003
 gas: P10
 gain: a few 100
amplitude vs time for 4 pads
(1 time slice = 50ns ~ 2.5 mm at 5 cm/μs)
future

 more data are needed!

 new high purity gas system to be installed very
  soon


 FEE completed very soon

 DAQ with magnetic field soon (November?)

								
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