MicroBooNE Document 342-v3

Electron Drift Velocity in the microBooNE TPC

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MicroBooNE-doc-342-v3
Document type:
Design or Technical Note
Submitted by:
Kirk McDonald
Updated by:
Kirk McDonald
Document Created:
19 Mar 2009, 14:23
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20 Mar 2009, 22:03
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20 Mar 2009, 22:03
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MicroBooNE-doc-342-v2
19 Mar 2009, 15:52
MicroBooNE-doc-342-v1
19 Mar 2009, 14:24
Abstract:
This note describes a temperature-dependent fit to the electron drift velocity vs. electric-field strength in liquid argon. The electron drift velocity is 1.63 +- 0.03 mm/microsec at E = 500 V/cm and T = 87.3 K, and the corresponding drift time over 2.56 m is 1.57 +- 0.03 ms.
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