Performance of an accordion electromagnetic calorimeter with liquid krypton and argon

O. Benary, W. Cleland, I. Ferguson, A. Gordeev, H. Gordon, E. Kistenev, P. Kroon, M. Leltchouk, D. Lissauer, H. Ma, D. Makowiecki, A. Maslennikov, S. McCorkle, D. Onoprienko, A. Onuchin, Y. Oren, V. Panin, J. A. Parsons, V. Radeka, L. RogersD. Rahm, S. Rescia, J. Rutherfoord, M. Seman, M. Smith, J. Sondericker, R. Steiner, D. Stephani, E. Stern, I. Stumer, H. Takai, H. Themann, Y. Tikhonov, W. J. Willis

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Abstract

Test results of a liquid krypton/argon electromagnetic calorimeter with accordion type electrode structure are presented. The test was carried out at the Brookhaven AGS in a negative beam with good electron identification at momenta 5, 10, 15, and 20 GeV/c. Results on energy resolution, linearity, pointing resolution, and muon response are presented. The results are in good agreement with Monte Carlo calculations. The energy resolution of 6.7% E was achieved using liquid krypton and 7.7% E with liquid argon, with a negligible constant term.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)363-377
Number of pages15
JournalNuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment
Volume344
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 May 1994

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