Calibrating the forward calorimeter of the CMS detector using a 60Co radioactive source

N. Akchurin, V. B. Gavrilov, A. A. Krokhotin, S. V. Semenov, A. L. Ul'Yanov, E. V. Vlasov, A. A. Ershov

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Abstract

Three methods for calibrating the forward calorimeter (HF) of the CMS detector using a 60Co radioactive source with an activity of 5 mCi are discussed. These methods are shown to provide a calibration accuracy of ∼ 5% with respect to the calibration on a 100-GeV electron beam.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)744-749
Number of pages6
JournalInstruments and Experimental Techniques
Volume50
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 1 2007

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Akchurin, N., Gavrilov, V. B., Krokhotin, A. A., Semenov, S. V., Ul'Yanov, A. L., Vlasov, E. V., & Ershov, A. A. (2007). Calibrating the forward calorimeter of the CMS detector using a 60Co radioactive source. Instruments and Experimental Techniques, 50(6), 744-749. https://doi.org/10.1134/S002044120706005X