Preprint / physics.ins-det / hep-ex arXiv:0902.3040

CALICE Si/W electromagnetic Calorimeter

Reinhard, Marcel

2009

Abstract: The CALICE prototype for a Si/W electromagnetic calorimeter has been tested in large scale test beams. Several million events with electrons and hadrons of different energies and impact angles have been recorded. The energy resolution has been measured to be (16.6 +- 0.1)%/sqrt(E(GeV)) for the stochastic and (1.1 +- 0.1)% for the constant term with a linearity within the 1% level. The next step will be the construction of a large scale prototype which will take realistic experimental costraints into account. This module will naturally benefit from the experience gained with the first prototype.

Note: Comments: 5 pages, 2 figures, To appear in the proceedings of LCWS'08

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