The production of F-ray electrons in silicon strip tracking systems is measured for electrons in the energy range of 2-50 GeV. The results are compared to GEANT calculations. The production cutoff threshold is calibrated, and a value of T-cut = 500 keV is chosen. The delta-ray angular distribution is measured for electrons transmitting through a 320 mu m silicon wafer. The F-ray production rate is approximately 1.3 % within an angular region of 1-50 mrad. (C) 1998 Elsevier Science B.V. All rights reserved.
NUCLEAR INSTRUMENTS & METHODS IN PHYSICS RESEARCH SECTION A-ACCELERATORS SPECTROMETERS DETECTORS AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT