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Journal Articles Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment Year : 2014

Performance of the first prototype of the CALICE scintillator strip electromagnetic calorimeter

K. Francis , J. Repond , J. Schlereth , J. Smith , L. Xia , E. Baldolemar , J. Li , S. T. Park , M. Sosebee , A. P. White , J. Yu , G. Eigen , Y. Mikami , N. K. Watson , M. A. Thomson , D. R. Ward , D. Benchekroun , A. Hoummada , Y. Khoulaki , J. Apostolakis , A. Dotti , G. Folger , V. Ivantchenko , A. Ribon , V. Uzhinskiy , C. Carloganu (1) , Pascal Gay (1) , S. Manen (1) , L. Royer (1) , M. Tytgat , N. Zaganidis , G. C. Blazey , A. Dyshkant , J. G. R. Lima , V. Zutshi , J.Y. Hostachy (2) , L. Morin (2) , U. Cornett , D. David , A. Ebrahimi , G. Falley , K. Gadow , P. Goettlicher , C. Guenter , O. Hartbrich , B. Hermberg , S. Karstensen , F. Krivan , K. Krueger , B. Lutz , S. Morozov , V. Morgunov , C. Neubueser , M. Reinecke , F. Sefkow , P. Smirnov , M. Terwort , E. Garutti , S. Laurien , S. Lu , I. Marchesini , M. Matysek , M. Ramilli , K. Briggl , P. Eckert , T. Harion , H. -Ch. Schultz-Coulon , W. Shen , R. Stamen , B. Bilki , E. Norbeck , D. Northacker , Y. Onel , G. W. Wilson , K. Kawagoe , Y. Sudo , T. Yoshioka , P. D. Dauncey , M. Wing , F. Salvatore , E. Cortina Gil , S. Mannai , G. Baulieu (3) , P. Calabria (3) , L. Caponetto (3) , C. Combaret (3) , R. Della Negra (3) , G. Grenier (3) , R. Han (3) , J-C. Ianigro (3) , R. Kieffer (3) , I. Laktineh (3) , N. Lumb (3) , H. Mathez (3) , L. Mirabito (3) , A. Petrukhin (3) , A. Steen (3) , W. Tromeur (3) , M. Vander Donckt (3) , Y. Zoccarato (3) , E. Calvo Alamillo , M. -C. Fouz , J. Puerta-Pelayo , F. Corriveau , B. Bobchenko , M. Chadeeva , M. Danilov , A. Epifantsev , O. Markin , R. Mizuk , E. Novikov , V. Popov , V. Rusinov , E. Tarkovsky , D. Besson , P. Buzhan , A. Ilyin , V. Kantserov , V. Kaplin , A. Karakash , E. Popova , V. Tikhomirov , C. Kiesling , K. Seidel , F. Simon , C. Soldner , L. Weuste , M. S. Amjad (4) , J. Bonis (4) , S. Callier (4) , S. Conforti Di Lorenzo (4) , P. Cornebise (4) , Ph. Doublet (4) , F. Dulucq (4) , J. Fleury (4) , T. Frisson (4) , N. van Der Kolk (4) , H. Li (4) , G. Martin-Chassard (4) , F. Richard (4) , Ch. de La Taille (4) , R. Poeschl (4) , L. Raux (4) , J. Rouene (4) , N. Seguin-Moreau (4) , M. Anduze (5) , V. Balagura (5) , V. Boudry (5) , J-C. Brient (5) , R. Cornat (5) , M. Frotin (5) , F. Gastaldi (5) , E. Guliyev (5) , Y. Haddad (5) , F. Magniette (5) , G. Musat (5) , M. Ruan (5) , T. H. Tran (5) , H. Videau (5) , B. Bulanek , J. Zacek , J. Cvach , P. Gallus , M. Havranek , M. Janata , J. Kvasnicka , D. Lednicky , M. Marcisovsky , I. Polak , J. Popule , L. Tomasek , M. Tomasek , P. Ruzicka , P. Sicho , J. Smolik , V. Vrba , J. Zalesak , B. Belhorma , H. Ghazlane , K. Kotera , H. Ono , T. Takeshita , S. Uozumi , D. Jeans , S. Chang , A. Khan , D. H. Kim , D. J. Kong , Y. D. Oh , M. Goetze , J. Sauer , Sébastien J. Weber , C. Zeitnitz
K. Francis
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J. Repond
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J. Schlereth
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J. Smith
L. Xia
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E. Baldolemar
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J. Li
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S. T. Park
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M. Sosebee
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A. P. White
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J. Yu
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G. Eigen
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Y. Mikami
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N. K. Watson
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M. A. Thomson
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D. R. Ward
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D. Benchekroun
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A. Hoummada
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Y. Khoulaki
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J. Apostolakis
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A. Dotti
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G. Folger
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V. Ivantchenko
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A. Ribon
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V. Uzhinskiy
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M. Tytgat
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N. Zaganidis
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G. C. Blazey
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A. Dyshkant
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J. G. R. Lima
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V. Zutshi
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U. Cornett
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D. David
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A. Ebrahimi
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G. Falley
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K. Gadow
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P. Goettlicher
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C. Guenter
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O. Hartbrich
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B. Hermberg
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S. Karstensen
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F. Krivan
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K. Krueger
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B. Lutz
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S. Morozov
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V. Morgunov
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C. Neubueser
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M. Reinecke
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F. Sefkow
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P. Smirnov
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M. Terwort
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E. Garutti
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S. Laurien
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S. Lu
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I. Marchesini
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M. Matysek
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M. Ramilli
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K. Briggl
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P. Eckert
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T. Harion
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H. -Ch. Schultz-Coulon
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W. Shen
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R. Stamen
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B. Bilki
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E. Norbeck
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D. Northacker
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Y. Onel
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G. W. Wilson
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K. Kawagoe
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Y. Sudo
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T. Yoshioka
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P. D. Dauncey
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M. Wing
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F. Salvatore
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E. Cortina Gil
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S. Mannai
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E. Calvo Alamillo
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M. -C. Fouz
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J. Puerta-Pelayo
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F. Corriveau
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B. Bobchenko
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M. Chadeeva
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M. Danilov
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A. Epifantsev
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O. Markin
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R. Mizuk
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E. Novikov
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V. Popov
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V. Rusinov
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E. Tarkovsky
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D. Besson
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P. Buzhan
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A. Ilyin
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V. Kantserov
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V. Kaplin
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A. Karakash
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E. Popova
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V. Tikhomirov
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C. Kiesling
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K. Seidel
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F. Simon
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C. Soldner
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L. Weuste
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Ph. Doublet
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V. Boudry
B. Bulanek
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J. Zacek
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J. Cvach
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P. Gallus
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M. Havranek
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M. Janata
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J. Kvasnicka
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D. Lednicky
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M. Marcisovsky
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I. Polak
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J. Popule
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L. Tomasek
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M. Tomasek
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P. Ruzicka
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P. Sicho
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J. Smolik
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V. Vrba
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J. Zalesak
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B. Belhorma
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H. Ghazlane
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K. Kotera
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H. Ono
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T. Takeshita
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S. Uozumi
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D. Jeans
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S. Chang
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A. Khan
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D. H. Kim
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D. J. Kong
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Y. D. Oh
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M. Goetze
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J. Sauer
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Sébastien J. Weber
C. Zeitnitz
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Abstract

A first prototype of a scintillator strip-based electromagnetic calorimeter was built, consisting of 26 layers of tungsten absorber plates interleaved with planes of 45x10x3 mm3 plastic scintillator strips. Data were collected using a positron test beam at DESY with momenta between 1 and 6 GeV/c. The prototype's performance is presented in terms of the linearity and resolution of the energy measurement. These results represent an important milestone in the development of highly granular calorimeters using scintillator strip technology. This technology is being developed for a future linear collider experiment, aiming at the precise measurement of jet energies using particle flow techniques.

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in2p3-00905242 , version 1 (18-11-2013)

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K. Francis, J. Repond, J. Schlereth, J. Smith, L. Xia, et al.. Performance of the first prototype of the CALICE scintillator strip electromagnetic calorimeter. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment, 2014, 763, pp.278-289. ⟨10.1016/j.nima.2014.06.039⟩. ⟨in2p3-00905242⟩
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