Test beam of a quartz-fibre calorimeter prototype with a passive front section

N. Akchurin, S. Ayan, Gy L. Bencze, K. Chikin, H. Cohn, S. Doulas, I. Dumanǒglu, E. Eskut, A. Fenyvesi, A. Ferrando, M. C. Fouz, V. Gavrilov, Y. Gershtein, C. Hajdu, J. Iosifidis, M. I. Josa, A. Khan, S. B. Kim, V. Kolosov, S. KuleshovJ. Langland, D. Litvintsev, J. P. Merlo, J. Molnar, A. Nikitin, Y. Önel, G. Önengut, D. Osborne, N. Özdes-Koça, A. Penzo, E. Pesen, V. Podrasky, A. Rosowsky, J. M. Salicio, C. Sanzeni, R. Sever, H. Silvestri, V. Stolin, L. Sulak, J. Sullivan, A. Ulyanov, A. Umashev, S. Uzunian, G. Veres, G. Vesztergombi, D. Winn, R. Winsor, P. Zalan, M. Zeyrek

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We present test-beam data analysis of a quartzfibre calorimeter prototype composed of a single active section with a passive absorber in front of it. The partial suppression of the electromagnetic showers leads to the equalization of the response to electrons and pions for a given depth of this passive section. Results are compared with the Monte-Carlo expectations.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)267-278
Number of pages12
JournalNuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment
Issue number2-3
StatePublished - Dec 1 1997


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