CMS hadronic forward calorimeter


Merlo J.

NUCLEAR PHYSICS B, ss.41-46, 1998 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

Özet

Tests of quartz fiber prototypes, based on the detection of Cherenkov light from showering particles, demonstrate a detector possessing all of the desirable characteristics for a forward calorimeter. A prototype for the CMS experiment consists of 0.3 mm diameter fibers embedded in a copper matrix. The response to high energy (10-375 GeV) electrons, pions, protons and muons, the light yield, energy and position resolutions, and signal uniformity and Linearity, are discussed.