DOI: 10.1016/j.phpro.2012.02.393
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Abstract: on behalf of the LCTPC collaboration a,b a Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron DESY, Hamburg site, A Research Centre of the Helmholtz Association, AbstractThe ILD concept, one of two proposed detector concepts for the planned International Linear Collider (ILC), foresees a Time Projection Chamber (TPC) as the main tracking detector. The LCTPC (Linear Collider TPC) collaboration pursues R&D to develop such a TPC based on the best state-of-the-art technology.After tests with smaller prototypes, the current efforts…

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