Construction and performance of a silicon photomultiplier/extruded scintillator tail-catcher and muon-tracker

C. Adloff, J. Blaha, J. J. Blaising, C. Drancourt, A. Espargilière, R. Gaglione, N. Geffroy, Y. Karyotakis, J. Prast, G. Vouters, B. Bilki, K. Francis, J. Repond, J. Smith, L. Xia, E. Baldolemar, J. Li, T. Park, M. Sosebee, P. WhiteJ. Yu, T. Buanes, G. Eigen, Y. Mikami, K. Watson, G. Mavromanolakis, A. Thomson, R. Ward, W. Yan, D. Benchekroun, A. Hoummada, Y. Khoulaki, M. Benyamna, C. Cârloganu, F. Fehr, P. Gay, S. Manen, L. Royer, F. C. Blazey, S. Boona, D. Chakraborty, A. Dyshkant, D. Hedin, R. Lima, J. Powell, V. Rykalin, N. Scurti, M. Smith, N. Tran, V. Zutshi, J. Y. Hostachy, L. Morin, U. Cornett, D. David, J. Dietrich, G. Falley, K. Gadow, P. Göttlicher, C. Günter, B. Hermberg, S. Karstensen, F. Krivan, A. I. Lucaci-Timoce, S. Lu, B. Lutz, I. Marchesini, S. Morozov, V. Morgunov, M. Reinecke, F. Sefkow, P. Smirnov, M. Terwort, A. Vargas-Trevino, N. Feege, E. Garutti, P. Eckert, A. Kaplan, H. Ch Schultz-Coulon, W. Shen, R. Stamen, A. Tadday, E. Norbeck, Y. Onel, W. Wilson, K. Kawagoe, Satoru Uozumi, D. Dauncey, A. M. Magnan, V. Bartsch, M. Wing, F. Salvatore, E. Calvo Alamillo, M. C. Fouz, J. Puerta-Pelayo, B. Bobchenko, M. Chadeeva, M. Danilov, A. Epifantsev, O. Markin, R. Mizuk, E. Novikov, V. Rusinov, E. Tarkovsky, N. Kirikova, V. Kozlov, Y. Soloviev, P. Buzhan, B. Dolgoshein, A. Ilyin, V. Kantserov, V. Kaplin, A. Karakash, E. Popova, S. Smirnov, A. Frey, C. Kiesling, K. Seidel, F. Simon, C. Soldner, L. Weuste, J. Bonis, B. Bouquet, S. Callier, P. Cornebise, Doublet Ph Doublet, F. Dulucq, M. Faucci Giannelli, J. Fleury, H. Li, G. Martin-Chassard, F. Richard, De La Taille Ch De La Taille, R. Pöschl, L. Raux, N. Seguin-Moreau, F. Wicek, M. Anduze, V. Boudry, J. C. Brient, D. Jeans, P. Mora De Freitas, G. Musat, M. Reinhard, M. Ruan, H. Videau, B. Bulanek, J. Zacek, J. Cvach, P. Gallus, M. Havranek, M. Janata, J. Kvasnicka, D. Lednicky, M. Marcisovsky, I. Polak, J. Popule, L. Tomasek, M. Tomasek, P. Ruzicka, P. Sicho, J. Smolik, V. Vrba, J. Zalesak, B. Belhorma, H. Ghazlane, T. Takeshita

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Abstract

A prototype module for an International Linear Collider (ILC) detector was built, installed, and tested between 2006 and 2009 at CERN and Fermilab as part of the CALICE test beam program, in order to study the possibilities of extending energy sampling behind a hadronic calorimeter and to study the possibilities of providing muon tracking. The ''tail catcher/muon tracker'' (TCMT) is composed of 320 extruded scintillator strips (dimensions 1000 × 50 × 5 mm3) packaged in 16 one-meter square planes interleaved between steel plates. The scintillator strips were read out with wavelength shifting fibers and silicon photomultipliers. The planes were arranged with alternating horizontal and vertical strip orientations. Data were collected for muons and pions in the energy range 6 GeV to 80 GeV. Utilizing data taken in 2006, this paper describes the design and construction of the TCMT, performance characteristics, and a beam-based evaluation of the ability of the TCMT to improve hadronic energy resolution in a prototype ILC detector. For a typical configuration of an ILC detector with a coil situated outside a calorimeter system with a thickness of 5.5 nuclear interaction lengths, a TCMT would improve relative energy resolution by 6-16% for pions between 20 and 80 GeV.

Original languageEnglish
Article numberP04015
JournalJournal of Instrumentation
Volume7
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2012
Externally publishedYes

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Keywords

  • Calorimeters
  • Large detector systems for particle and astroparticle physics
  • Photon detectors for UV, visible and IR photons (solid-state)ARXIV EPRINT: 1201.1653

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  • Mathematical Physics

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Adloff, C., Blaha, J., Blaising, J. J., Drancourt, C., Espargilière, A., Gaglione, R., ... Takeshita, T. (2012). Construction and performance of a silicon photomultiplier/extruded scintillator tail-catcher and muon-tracker. Journal of Instrumentation, 7(4), [P04015]. https://doi.org/10.1088/1748-0221/7/04/P04015

Construction and performance of a silicon photomultiplier/extruded scintillator tail-catcher and muon-tracker. / Adloff, C.; Blaha, J.; Blaising, J. J.; Drancourt, C.; Espargilière, A.; Gaglione, R.; Geffroy, N.; Karyotakis, Y.; Prast, J.; Vouters, G.; Bilki, B.; Francis, K.; Repond, J.; Smith, J.; Xia, L.; Baldolemar, E.; Li, J.; Park, T.; Sosebee, M.; White, P.; Yu, J.; Buanes, T.; Eigen, G.; Mikami, Y.; Watson, K.; Mavromanolakis, G.; Thomson, A.; Ward, R.; Yan, W.; Benchekroun, D.; Hoummada, A.; Khoulaki, Y.; Benyamna, M.; Cârloganu, C.; Fehr, F.; Gay, P.; Manen, S.; Royer, L.; Blazey, F. C.; Boona, S.; Chakraborty, D.; Dyshkant, A.; Hedin, D.; Lima, R.; Powell, J.; Rykalin, V.; Scurti, N.; Smith, M.; Tran, N.; Zutshi, V.; Hostachy, J. Y.; Morin, L.; Cornett, U.; David, D.; Dietrich, J.; Falley, G.; Gadow, K.; Göttlicher, P.; Günter, C.; Hermberg, B.; Karstensen, S.; Krivan, F.; Lucaci-Timoce, A. I.; Lu, S.; Lutz, B.; Marchesini, I.; Morozov, S.; Morgunov, V.; Reinecke, M.; Sefkow, F.; Smirnov, P.; Terwort, M.; Vargas-Trevino, A.; Feege, N.; Garutti, E.; Eckert, P.; Kaplan, A.; Schultz-Coulon, H. Ch; Shen, W.; Stamen, R.; Tadday, A.; Norbeck, E.; Onel, Y.; Wilson, W.; Kawagoe, K.; Uozumi, Satoru; Dauncey, D.; Magnan, A. M.; Bartsch, V.; Wing, M.; Salvatore, F.; Calvo Alamillo, E.; Fouz, M. C.; Puerta-Pelayo, J.; Bobchenko, B.; Chadeeva, M.; Danilov, M.; Epifantsev, A.; Markin, O.; Mizuk, R.; Novikov, E.; Rusinov, V.; Tarkovsky, E.; Kirikova, N.; Kozlov, V.; Soloviev, Y.; Buzhan, P.; Dolgoshein, B.; Ilyin, A.; Kantserov, V.; Kaplin, V.; Karakash, A.; Popova, E.; Smirnov, S.; Frey, A.; Kiesling, C.; Seidel, K.; Simon, F.; Soldner, C.; Weuste, L.; Bonis, J.; Bouquet, B.; Callier, S.; Cornebise, P.; Ph Doublet, Doublet; Dulucq, F.; Faucci Giannelli, M.; Fleury, J.; Li, H.; Martin-Chassard, G.; Richard, F.; Ch De La Taille, De La Taille; Pöschl, R.; Raux, L.; Seguin-Moreau, N.; Wicek, F.; Anduze, M.; Boudry, V.; Brient, J. C.; Jeans, D.; Mora De Freitas, P.; Musat, G.; Reinhard, M.; Ruan, M.; Videau, H.; Bulanek, B.; Zacek, J.; Cvach, J.; Gallus, P.; Havranek, M.; Janata, M.; Kvasnicka, J.; Lednicky, D.; Marcisovsky, M.; Polak, I.; Popule, J.; Tomasek, L.; Tomasek, M.; Ruzicka, P.; Sicho, P.; Smolik, J.; Vrba, V.; Zalesak, J.; Belhorma, B.; Ghazlane, H.; Takeshita, T.

In: Journal of Instrumentation, Vol. 7, No. 4, P04015, 04.2012.

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Adloff, C, Blaha, J, Blaising, JJ, Drancourt, C, Espargilière, A, Gaglione, R, Geffroy, N, Karyotakis, Y, Prast, J, Vouters, G, Bilki, B, Francis, K, Repond, J, Smith, J, Xia, L, Baldolemar, E, Li, J, Park, T, Sosebee, M, White, P, Yu, J, Buanes, T, Eigen, G, Mikami, Y, Watson, K, Mavromanolakis, G, Thomson, A, Ward, R, Yan, W, Benchekroun, D, Hoummada, A, Khoulaki, Y, Benyamna, M, Cârloganu, C, Fehr, F, Gay, P, Manen, S, Royer, L, Blazey, FC, Boona, S, Chakraborty, D, Dyshkant, A, Hedin, D, Lima, R, Powell, J, Rykalin, V, Scurti, N, Smith, M, Tran, N, Zutshi, V, Hostachy, JY, Morin, L, Cornett, U, David, D, Dietrich, J, Falley, G, Gadow, K, Göttlicher, P, Günter, C, Hermberg, B, Karstensen, S, Krivan, F, Lucaci-Timoce, AI, Lu, S, Lutz, B, Marchesini, I, Morozov, S, Morgunov, V, Reinecke, M, Sefkow, F, Smirnov, P, Terwort, M, Vargas-Trevino, A, Feege, N, Garutti, E, Eckert, P, Kaplan, A, Schultz-Coulon, HC, Shen, W, Stamen, R, Tadday, A, Norbeck, E, Onel, Y, Wilson, W, Kawagoe, K, Uozumi, S, Dauncey, D, Magnan, AM, Bartsch, V, Wing, M, Salvatore, F, Calvo Alamillo, E, Fouz, MC, Puerta-Pelayo, J, Bobchenko, B, Chadeeva, M, Danilov, M, Epifantsev, A, Markin, O, Mizuk, R, Novikov, E, Rusinov, V, Tarkovsky, E, Kirikova, N, Kozlov, V, Soloviev, Y, Buzhan, P, Dolgoshein, B, Ilyin, A, Kantserov, V, Kaplin, V, Karakash, A, Popova, E, Smirnov, S, Frey, A, Kiesling, C, Seidel, K, Simon, F, Soldner, C, Weuste, L, Bonis, J, Bouquet, B, Callier, S, Cornebise, P, Ph Doublet, D, Dulucq, F, Faucci Giannelli, M, Fleury, J, Li, H, Martin-Chassard, G, Richard, F, Ch De La Taille, DLT, Pöschl, R, Raux, L, Seguin-Moreau, N, Wicek, F, Anduze, M, Boudry, V, Brient, JC, Jeans, D, Mora De Freitas, P, Musat, G, Reinhard, M, Ruan, M, Videau, H, Bulanek, B, Zacek, J, Cvach, J, Gallus, P, Havranek, M, Janata, M, Kvasnicka, J, Lednicky, D, Marcisovsky, M, Polak, I, Popule, J, Tomasek, L, Tomasek, M, Ruzicka, P, Sicho, P, Smolik, J, Vrba, V, Zalesak, J, Belhorma, B, Ghazlane, H & Takeshita, T 2012, 'Construction and performance of a silicon photomultiplier/extruded scintillator tail-catcher and muon-tracker', Journal of Instrumentation, vol. 7, no. 4, P04015. https://doi.org/10.1088/1748-0221/7/04/P04015
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AU - Drancourt, C.

AU - Espargilière, A.

AU - Gaglione, R.

AU - Geffroy, N.

AU - Karyotakis, Y.

AU - Prast, J.

AU - Vouters, G.

AU - Bilki, B.

AU - Francis, K.

AU - Repond, J.

AU - Smith, J.

AU - Xia, L.

AU - Baldolemar, E.

AU - Li, J.

AU - Park, T.

AU - Sosebee, M.

AU - White, P.

AU - Yu, J.

AU - Buanes, T.

AU - Eigen, G.

AU - Mikami, Y.

AU - Watson, K.

AU - Mavromanolakis, G.

AU - Thomson, A.

AU - Ward, R.

AU - Yan, W.

AU - Benchekroun, D.

AU - Hoummada, A.

AU - Khoulaki, Y.

AU - Benyamna, M.

AU - Cârloganu, C.

AU - Fehr, F.

AU - Gay, P.

AU - Manen, S.

AU - Royer, L.

AU - Blazey, F. C.

AU - Boona, S.

AU - Chakraborty, D.

AU - Dyshkant, A.

AU - Hedin, D.

AU - Lima, R.

AU - Powell, J.

AU - Rykalin, V.

AU - Scurti, N.

AU - Smith, M.

AU - Tran, N.

AU - Zutshi, V.

AU - Hostachy, J. Y.

AU - Morin, L.

AU - Cornett, U.

AU - David, D.

AU - Dietrich, J.

AU - Falley, G.

AU - Gadow, K.

AU - Göttlicher, P.

AU - Günter, C.

AU - Hermberg, B.

AU - Karstensen, S.

AU - Krivan, F.

AU - Lucaci-Timoce, A. I.

AU - Lu, S.

AU - Lutz, B.

AU - Marchesini, I.

AU - Morozov, S.

AU - Morgunov, V.

AU - Reinecke, M.

AU - Sefkow, F.

AU - Smirnov, P.

AU - Terwort, M.

AU - Vargas-Trevino, A.

AU - Feege, N.

AU - Garutti, E.

AU - Eckert, P.

AU - Kaplan, A.

AU - Schultz-Coulon, H. Ch

AU - Shen, W.

AU - Stamen, R.

AU - Tadday, A.

AU - Norbeck, E.

AU - Onel, Y.

AU - Wilson, W.

AU - Kawagoe, K.

AU - Uozumi, Satoru

AU - Dauncey, D.

AU - Magnan, A. M.

AU - Bartsch, V.

AU - Wing, M.

AU - Salvatore, F.

AU - Calvo Alamillo, E.

AU - Fouz, M. C.

AU - Puerta-Pelayo, J.

AU - Bobchenko, B.

AU - Chadeeva, M.

AU - Danilov, M.

AU - Epifantsev, A.

AU - Markin, O.

AU - Mizuk, R.

AU - Novikov, E.

AU - Rusinov, V.

AU - Tarkovsky, E.

AU - Kirikova, N.

AU - Kozlov, V.

AU - Soloviev, Y.

AU - Buzhan, P.

AU - Dolgoshein, B.

AU - Ilyin, A.

AU - Kantserov, V.

AU - Kaplin, V.

AU - Karakash, A.

AU - Popova, E.

AU - Smirnov, S.

AU - Frey, A.

AU - Kiesling, C.

AU - Seidel, K.

AU - Simon, F.

AU - Soldner, C.

AU - Weuste, L.

AU - Bonis, J.

AU - Bouquet, B.

AU - Callier, S.

AU - Cornebise, P.

AU - Ph Doublet, Doublet

AU - Dulucq, F.

AU - Faucci Giannelli, M.

AU - Fleury, J.

AU - Li, H.

AU - Martin-Chassard, G.

AU - Richard, F.

AU - Ch De La Taille, De La Taille

AU - Pöschl, R.

AU - Raux, L.

AU - Seguin-Moreau, N.

AU - Wicek, F.

AU - Anduze, M.

AU - Boudry, V.

AU - Brient, J. C.

AU - Jeans, D.

AU - Mora De Freitas, P.

AU - Musat, G.

AU - Reinhard, M.

AU - Ruan, M.

AU - Videau, H.

AU - Bulanek, B.

AU - Zacek, J.

AU - Cvach, J.

AU - Gallus, P.

AU - Havranek, M.

AU - Janata, M.

AU - Kvasnicka, J.

AU - Lednicky, D.

AU - Marcisovsky, M.

AU - Polak, I.

AU - Popule, J.

AU - Tomasek, L.

AU - Tomasek, M.

AU - Ruzicka, P.

AU - Sicho, P.

AU - Smolik, J.

AU - Vrba, V.

AU - Zalesak, J.

AU - Belhorma, B.

AU - Ghazlane, H.

AU - Takeshita, T.

PY - 2012/4

Y1 - 2012/4

N2 - A prototype module for an International Linear Collider (ILC) detector was built, installed, and tested between 2006 and 2009 at CERN and Fermilab as part of the CALICE test beam program, in order to study the possibilities of extending energy sampling behind a hadronic calorimeter and to study the possibilities of providing muon tracking. The ''tail catcher/muon tracker'' (TCMT) is composed of 320 extruded scintillator strips (dimensions 1000 × 50 × 5 mm3) packaged in 16 one-meter square planes interleaved between steel plates. The scintillator strips were read out with wavelength shifting fibers and silicon photomultipliers. The planes were arranged with alternating horizontal and vertical strip orientations. Data were collected for muons and pions in the energy range 6 GeV to 80 GeV. Utilizing data taken in 2006, this paper describes the design and construction of the TCMT, performance characteristics, and a beam-based evaluation of the ability of the TCMT to improve hadronic energy resolution in a prototype ILC detector. For a typical configuration of an ILC detector with a coil situated outside a calorimeter system with a thickness of 5.5 nuclear interaction lengths, a TCMT would improve relative energy resolution by 6-16% for pions between 20 and 80 GeV.

AB - A prototype module for an International Linear Collider (ILC) detector was built, installed, and tested between 2006 and 2009 at CERN and Fermilab as part of the CALICE test beam program, in order to study the possibilities of extending energy sampling behind a hadronic calorimeter and to study the possibilities of providing muon tracking. The ''tail catcher/muon tracker'' (TCMT) is composed of 320 extruded scintillator strips (dimensions 1000 × 50 × 5 mm3) packaged in 16 one-meter square planes interleaved between steel plates. The scintillator strips were read out with wavelength shifting fibers and silicon photomultipliers. The planes were arranged with alternating horizontal and vertical strip orientations. Data were collected for muons and pions in the energy range 6 GeV to 80 GeV. Utilizing data taken in 2006, this paper describes the design and construction of the TCMT, performance characteristics, and a beam-based evaluation of the ability of the TCMT to improve hadronic energy resolution in a prototype ILC detector. For a typical configuration of an ILC detector with a coil situated outside a calorimeter system with a thickness of 5.5 nuclear interaction lengths, a TCMT would improve relative energy resolution by 6-16% for pions between 20 and 80 GeV.

KW - Calorimeters

KW - Large detector systems for particle and astroparticle physics

KW - Photon detectors for UV, visible and IR photons (solid-state)ARXIV EPRINT: 1201.1653

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U2 - 10.1088/1748-0221/7/04/P04015

DO - 10.1088/1748-0221/7/04/P04015

M3 - Article

AN - SCOPUS:84860599888

VL - 7

JO - Journal of Instrumentation

JF - Journal of Instrumentation

SN - 1748-0221

IS - 4

M1 - P04015

ER -