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2018-09-20
04:23
Hadronic Energy Resolution of a Combined High Granularity Scintillator Calorimeter System / CALICE Collaboration
This paper presents results obtained with the combined CALICE Scintillator Electromagnetic Calorimeter, Analogue Hadronic Calorimeter and Tail Catcher & Muon Tracker, three high granularity scintillator-SiPM calorimeter prototypes. [...]
arXiv:1809.03909.
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2018-09-08
17:20
Study of the response of the CALICE silicon-tungsten electromagnetic calorimeter prototype to electrons
A prototype Silicon-Tungsten electromagnetic calorimeter for an ILC detector was installed and tested during summer 2006 at DESY, and subsequently operated at the CERN SPS test beam. [...]
CALICE Analysis Note CAN-001.
- 2007.
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2018-03-30
07:31
Construction and Response of a Highly Granular Scintillator-based Electromagnetic Calorimeter / CALICE Collaboration
A highly granular electromagnetic calorimeter with scintillator strip readout is being developed for future lepton collider experiments. A prototype of 21.5 $X_0$ depth and $180 \times 180 $mm$^2$ transverse dimensions was constructed, consisting of 2160 individually read out $10 \times 45 \times 3$ mm$^3$ scintillator strips. [...]
arXiv:1707.07126.- 2018-04-11 - 19 p. - Published in : Nucl. Instrum. Methods Phys. Res., A 887 (2018) 150-168 Preprint: PDF;

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2017-10-07
10:10
Tracking within Hadronic Showers in the CALICE SDHCAL prototype using a Hough Transform Technique / CALICE Collaboration
The high granularity of the CALICE Semi-Digital Hadronic CALorimeter (SDHCAL) provides the capability to reveal the track segments present in hadronic showers. These segments are then used as a tool to probe the behaviour of the active layers in situ, to better reconstruct the energy of these hadronic showers and also to distinguish them from electromagnetic ones. [...]
arXiv:1702.08082.- 2017-05-12 - 21 p. - Published in : JINST 12 (2017) P05009 Preprint: PDF;

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2016-04-18
08:11
Resistive Plate Chamber Digitization in a Hadronic Shower Environment / CALICE Collaboration
The CALICE Semi-Digital Hadron Calorimeter (SDHCAL) technological prototype is a sampling calorimeter using Glass Resistive Plate Chamber detectors with a three-threshold readout as the active medium. This technology is one of the two options proposed for the hadron calorimeter of the International Large Detector for the International Linear Collider. [...]
arXiv:1604.04550.- 2016-06-28 - 24 p. - Published in : JINST 11 (2016) P06014 Fulltext: PDF; IOP Open Access article: PDF; Preprint: PDF; External link: Preprint

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2016-03-08
07:49
Design, Construction and Testing of the Digital Hadron Calorimeter (DHCAL) Electronics / Adams, C. (Argonne) ; Bambaugh, A. ; Bilki, B. ; Butler, J. ; Corriveau, F. ; Cundiff, T. ; Drake, G. ; Francis, K. ; Guarino, V. ; Haberichter, B. et al.
A novel hadron calorimeter is being developed for future lepton colliding beam detectors. [...]
arXiv:1603.01654.
- 2016.
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2016-03-08
07:49
DHCAL with Minimal Absorber: Measurements with Positrons / CALICE Collaboration
In special tests, the active layers of the CALICE Digital Hadron Calorimeter prototype, the DHCAL, were exposed to low energy particle beams, without being interleaved by absorber plates. The thickness of each layer corresponded approximately to 0.29 radiation lengths or 0.034 nuclear interaction lengths, defined mostly by the copper and steel skins of the detector cassettes. [...]
arXiv:1603.01652.- 2016 - 25 p. - Published in : JINST 11 (2016) P05008 IOP Open Access article: PDF; External link: Preprint

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2016-03-02
11:29
Hadron shower decomposition in the highly granular CALICE analogue hadron calorimeter / CALICE Collaboration
The spatial development of hadronic showers in the CALICE scintillator-steel analogue hadron calorimeter is studied using test beam data collected at CERN and FNAL for single positive pions and protons with initial momenta in the range from 10 to 80 GeV/c. Both longitudinal and radial development of hadron showers are parametrised with two-component functions. [...]
arXiv:1602.08578.- 2016-06-23 - 38 p. - Published in : JINST 11 (2016) P06013 Fulltext: PDF; IOP Open Access article: PDF; Preprint: PDF; External link: Preprint

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2016-02-09
08:08
First results of the CALICE SDHCAL technological prototype / CALICE Collaboration
The CALICE Semi-Digital Hadronic Calorimeter (SDHCAL) prototype, built in 2011, was exposed to beams of hadrons, electrons and muons in two short periods in 2012 on two different beam lines of the CERN SPS. The prototype with its 48 active layers, made of Glass Resistive Plate Chambers and their embedded readout electronics, was run in triggerless and power-pulsing mode [...]
arXiv:1602.02276.- 2016-04-01 - Published in : JINST 11 (2016) P04001 Preprint: PDF; External link: Preprint

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2015-09-03
07:55
Shower development of particles with momenta from 15 GeV to 150 GeV in the CALICE scintillator-tungsten hadronic calorimeter / CALICE collaboration
We present a study of showers initiated by electrons, pions, kaons, and protons with momenta from 15 GeV to 150 GeV in the highly granular CALICE analogue scintillator-tungsten hadronic calorimeter. The data were recorded at the CERN Super Proton Synchrotron in 2011. [...]
arXiv:1509.00617.- 2015-12-10 - 35 p. - Published in : JINST 10 (2015) P12006 Fulltext: PDF; IOP Open Access article: PDF; Preprint: PDF; External link: Preprint

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