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Performance of fully instrumented detector planes of the forward calorimeter of a Linear Collider detector

The FCAL Collaboration; Abramowicz, H.; Abusleme, A.; Afanaciev, K.; Aguilar, J.; Alvarez, E.; Avila, D.; Benhammou, Y.; Bortko, L.; Borysov, O.; ...
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2015
Abstract
Detector-plane prototypes of the very forward calorimetry of a future detector at an e+e- collider have been built and their performance was measured in an electron beam. The detector plane comprises silicon or GaAs pad sensors, dedicated front-end and ADC ASICs, and an FPGA for data concentration. Measurements of the signal-to-noise ratio and the response as a function of the position of the sensor are presented. A deconvolution method is successfully applied, and a comparison of the measured shower shape as a function of the absorber depth with a Monte-Carlo simulation is given.
Subjects
arXiv: Physics::Instrumentation and DetectorsHigh Energy Physics::Experiment
free text keywords: Physics - Instrumentation and Detectors, Detectors and Experimental Techniques, Advanced infrastructures for detector R&D [9], Highly Granular Calorimetry [9.5], linear collider [electron positron], beam [electron], Monte Carlo [numerical calculations], spatial distribution [showers], calorimeter, performance, readout [electronics], semiconductor detector, noise, data analysis method, Calorimeters, Front-end electronics for detector readout, Instrumentation, Mathematical Physics, ddc:610, Calorimetry, Silicon, chemistry.chemical_element, chemistry, Detector, Materials science, Deconvolution, Cathode ray, Optics, business.industry, business, Collider, law.invention, law
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EC| MC-PAD
Project
MC-PAD
Marie Curie Training Network on Particle Detectors
  • Funder: European Commission (EC)
  • Project Code: 214560
  • Funding stream: FP7 | SP3 | PEOPLE
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MESTD| Physics and Detector R&D in HEP Experiments
Project
  • Funder: Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development of Republic of Serbia (MESTD)
  • Project Code: 171012
  • Funding stream: Basic Research (BR or ON)
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EC| AIDA
Project
AIDA
Advanced European Infrastructures for Detectors at Accelerators
  • Funder: European Commission (EC)
  • Project Code: 262025
  • Funding stream: FP7 | SP4 | INFRA
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