Four students in our group gave talks at the "Particles and Fields" session of the joint APS-AAPT session of April 2005. These presentations were given on the Celebrating Einstein meeting's second day, in MIT room 4-237.

Older talks:


  1. U. Becker et al., "Calibration setup for drift chamber gases," NIM A306 (1991) 94.
  2. Y.H. Chang et al., "Contribution to Vienna Wire Conference," NIM A307 (1991).
  3. U. Becker et al., "Proceedings of 5th Pisa Meeting on HEP Instrumentation," NIM A403 (1991).
  4. Y.H. Chang et al., "Summary of Drift Velocity Measurements of Ar-CF4 Mixtures," MIT LNS rep. #179.
  5. U. Becker et al., "Gain and Sparkproofness of Drift Chamber Gases," MIT LNS rep. #181.
  6. Y.H. Chang et al., "Gases for Muon Drift Chambers at High Energy Hadron Colliders," NIM A311 (1991) 490.
  7. U. Becker et al., "Gases for Drift Chambers in SSC/LHC Environments," NIM A315 (1992).
  8. U. Becker et al., "Fast Gaseous Detectors in High Magnetic Fields," NIM A335 (1993) 439.
  9. B.R. Smith, "Fast Gaseous Detectors in Fields up to 8 Tesla," Proceedings of Marseilles Conference on HEP, July 1993.
  10. Y.H. Chang et al., "Drift Velocities and Magnetic Field Deflection in CF4-Based Gases," NIM A339B (1994) 524.
  11. U. Becker et al., "Effect of N2 Contamination in L3 Forward/Backward Muon Detectors," MIT LNS rep. #LNS-TR-94-03.
  12. U. Becker et al., "Drift Velocity and Deflections in Non-Perpendicular E, B Fields," MIT LNS rep. #LNS-TR-94-04.
  13. U. Becker et al., "Compilation of Drift Chamber Gases," MIT LNS rep. #LNS-TR-94-05.
  14. U. Becker et al., "Determination of Fiducial Volume of the L3 Forward/Backward Muon Chambers," MIT LNS rep. #LNS-TR-93-09.
  15. U. Becker et al., "N2 Contamination in Drift Chambers in Magnetic Fields," NIM 351 (1994) 583.
  16. Y.H. Chang et al., "Drift Velocity and Magnetic Field Deflection Angle for Arbitrary E and B Fields," NIM 1995.
  17. A. Buyak, U. Becker et al., "Spatial Resolution and Induction - Crosstalk Effects in L3 Muon Drift Chambers at LEP2," NIM A354 (1995) 288 [Google Scholar].
  18. U. Becker et al., "The New L3 Forward-Backward Muon Detector," Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Advanced Technology and Particle Physics, October 1994.
  19. U. Becker et al. "AMS-TPC Basic Idea, Design, Prototype," MIT LNS rep. #MIT-LNS-94-90.
  20. A. Adams et al., "The forward muon detector of L3," NIM A383:342, 1996.
  21. E. Fortunato, U. Becker, R. Dinner, "Understanding the impact of additives with large inelastic cross-sections on drift chamber performance," NIM A421:278, 1999 [Google Scholar].
  22. U. Becker et al., "Consistent Measurements Comparing the Drift Features of Noble Gas Mixtures," NIM A421:54, 1999 [Google Scholar].
  23. U. Becker et al., "Gas Gain and Feedback in Gaseous Detectors," in progress.
  24. J. Kirchner et al., "Optimization of drift gases for accuracy in pressuirzed drift tubes," NIM A474 (2001) 238 [Google Scholar].


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