The forward proton spectrometer is part of the H1 detector at the HERA coll
ider. Protons with energies above 500 GeV and polar angles below 1 mrad can
be detected by this spectrometer. The main detector components are scintil
lating fiber detectors read out by position-sensitive photo-multipliers. Th
ese detectors are housed in the so-called Roman Pots which allow them to be
moved close to the circulating proton beam. Four Roman Pot stations are lo
cated at distances between 60 and 90 m from the interaction point. (C) 2000
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