Hadronic energy resolution of a combined high granularity scintillator calorimeter system

The CALICE Collaboration

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Abstract

This paper presents results obtained with the combined CALICE Scintillator Electromagnetic Calorimeter, Analogue Hadronic Calorimeter and Tail Catcher & Muon Tracker, three high granularity scintillator-silicon photomultiplier calorimeter prototypes. The response of the system to pions with momenta between 4 GeV/c and 32 GeV/c is analysed, including the average energy response, resolution, and longitudinal shower profiles. Two techniques are applied to reconstruct the initial particle energy from the measured energy depositions; a standard energy reconstruction which is linear in the measured depositions and a software compensation technique based on reweighting individually measured depositions according to their hit energy. The results are compared to predictions of the GEANT 4 physics lists QGSP-BERT-HP and FTFP-BERT-HP.

Original languageEnglish
Article numberP12022
JournalJournal of Instrumentation
Volume13
Issue number12
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Dec 17 2018

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Calorimeter
Scintillator
Granularity
Calorimeters
Phosphors
scintillation counters
calorimeters
Energy
Photomultipliers
catchers
energy
Momentum
Physics
showers
particle energy
lists
muons
Silicon
pions
Hits

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Mathematical Physics
  • Instrumentation

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Hadronic energy resolution of a combined high granularity scintillator calorimeter system. / The CALICE Collaboration.

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