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Tour Experiment E687: Microvertex Detector

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The Microvertex Detector tracks particles that emerge from the target at the Wideband Lab. The detector consists of several detectors arranged vertically, horizontally and diagonally.
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Beginning of Beam
Tagging Equipment
Drift Chamber
Microvertex Detector
Silicon Strip Detector
Scintillating Counter
Cerenkov Counter
Muon Counter
IE Calorimeter
End of Line
The Control Room

The Microvertex Detector with a glass tube going to it.

A detail of the microvertex hut (right), the M1 analysis magnet (center), the Cerenkov counters (center) and part of the Outer Electomagnetic Calorimeter (OE) (left).