Beam test results of a high-granularity tile/fiber electromagnetic calorimeter

H. Ono, H. Miyata, S. Iba, N. Nakajima, A. L.C. Sanchez, Y. Fujii, S. Itoh, F. Kajino, J. Kanzaki, K. Kawagoe, S. Kim, S. Kishimoto, T. Matsumoto, H. Matsunaga, A. Nagano, R. Nakamura, T. Takeshita, Y. Tamura, S. Yamauchi

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A prototype sampling electromagnetic calorimeter (17.1 radiation lengths) for future linear collider experiments was built, using 4 cm × 4 cm × 1 mm plastic scintillator tiles and 4 mm-thick lead absorber. Wavelength-shifting fibers were used to guide the scintillation light into multi-anode photo-multiplier tubes. The calorimeter was tested at the beam test facility of the High Energy Accelerator Research Organization (KEK) in 2004. In this article we present our beam test results for the tile/fiber calorimeter focusing on the linearity in energy response, the energy resolution, position resolution and uniformity across the tile front face.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)398-407
Number of pages10
JournalNuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Mar 1 2009
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics
  • Instrumentation


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