Performance of the BABAR-DIRC

Abstract : A new type of ring-imaging Cherenkov detector is being used for hadronic particle identification in the BABAR experiment at the SLAC B Factory (PEP-II). This detector is called DIRC, an acronym for Detection of Internally Reflected Cherenkov (Light). This paper describes the performance of the DIRC during the first 5 years of operation.
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R. Aleksan, N. Arnaud, D. Aston, N. van Bakel, D. Bernard, et al.. Performance of the BABAR-DIRC. 5th International Workshop on Ring Imaging Cherenkov Detectors (RICH 2004), Nov 2004, Playa de Carmen, Mexico. pp.317-322, ⟨10.1016/j.nima.2005.08.015⟩. ⟨in2p3-00069266⟩



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