Study of cascade shower fluctuation with a tile/fiber sampling calorimeter

Noriko Nakajima, Hitoshi Miyata, Allister Levi Sanchez, Hiroaki Ono, Sayaka Iba, Angelina Mabascog Bacala, Yoshiaki Fujii, Editha Prada Jacosalem, Junichi Kanzaki, Kiyotomo Kawagoe, Shin Hong Kim, Takeshi Matsumoto, Hiroyuki Matsunaga, Tohru Takeshita

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Abstract

We studied electromagnetic and hadronic longitudinal cascade shower fluctuations created by electron and pion beams with energies of 1, 2, 3, and 4 GeV at KEK. A prototype sampling calorimeter of lead and scintillator sandwich was constructed for future application in a linear collider and used for observing cascade showers. We investigated and formulated the behavior of fluctuations of electromagnetic and hadron showers using a correlation matrix with which we were able to separate the π0 component in the hadron shower fluctuation. As an application, the relation between shower fluctuations and the energy resolution of the calorimeter has been studied.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2716-2727
Number of pages12
Journaljournal of the physical society of japan
Volume74
Issue number10
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Oct 1 2005
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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