The CBM Time-of-Flight system

  title={The CBM Time-of-Flight system},
  author={I. M. Deppner and Norbert Herrmann},
  journal={Journal of Instrumentation},
  pages={C09020 - C09020}
The Compressed Baryonic Matter spectrometer (CBM) is a future fixed-target heavy-ion experiment located at the Facility for Anti-proton and Ion Research (FAIR) in Darmstadt, Germany. The key element in CBM providing hadron identification at incident beam energies between 2 and 11 AGeV (for Au-nuclei) will be a 120 m2 large Time-of-Flight (ToF) wall composed of Multi-gap Resistive Plate Chambers (MRPC) with a time resolution of the system better than 80 ps. Aiming for an interaction rate of 10… 

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