Optimization of crystals for applications in dual-readout calorimetry

N. Akchurin, F. Bedeschi, A. Cardini, R. Carosi, G. Ciapetti, M. Fasoli, R. Ferrari, S. Franchino, M. Fraternali, G. Gaudio, J. Hauptman, M. Incagli, F. Lacava, L. La Rotonda, S. Lee, M. Livan, E. Meoni, M. Nikl, D. Pinci, A. PolicicchioS. Popescu, F. Scuri, A. Sill, G. Susinno, W. Vandelli, A. Vedda, T. Venturelli, C. Voena, I. Volobouev, R. Wigmans

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Abstract

We present a systematic study of lead tungstate crystals doped with a small fraction of molybdenum, varying between 0.1% and 5%. These crystals were exposed to a beam of 50 GeV electrons and the signals were unraveled into scintillation and Cherenkov contributions, using the time structure of the signals and/or different types of transmission filters. These studies were carried out in view of the possible application of such crystals in dual-readout calorimeters.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)212-221
Number of pages10
JournalNuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment
Volume621
Issue number1-3
DOIs
StatePublished - 2010

Keywords

  • Calorimetry
  • Cherenkov light
  • High-Z scintillating crystals

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    Akchurin, N., Bedeschi, F., Cardini, A., Carosi, R., Ciapetti, G., Fasoli, M., Ferrari, R., Franchino, S., Fraternali, M., Gaudio, G., Hauptman, J., Incagli, M., Lacava, F., La Rotonda, L., Lee, S., Livan, M., Meoni, E., Nikl, M., Pinci, D., ... Wigmans, R. (2010). Optimization of crystals for applications in dual-readout calorimetry. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment, 621(1-3), 212-221. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nima.2010.05.063