Volume 282 - 38th International Conference on High Energy Physics (ICHEP2016) - Poster Session
The ILD/CALICE Silicon-Tungsten Electromagnetic Calorimeter: status and potential
K. Shpak* On behalf of the CALICE/ILD SiW ECAL group
*corresponding author
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Pre-published on: February 06, 2017
Published on: April 19, 2017
Abstract
The Particle Flow Algorithms adopted for future $e^{+}e^{-}$ colliders detectors and phase-II CMS upgrade require very high granularity calorimeters to deconvolve the individual contributions of particles in jets. This is especially true for electromagnetic calorimeters (ECAL). For a realistic large detector many technological requirements have to be fulfilled: modularity for industrialization; compact integration of an embedded very front-end electronics featuring large dynamics, low-power and self-triggering; mechanical structure and cooling systems with minimal dead zones. The technological prototype of the silicon-tungsten (SiW) ECAL presented here should achieve all this. 10 layers are produced and tested in beam, while design and optimization studies are ongoing on a variety of simulated key processes to test the performance of the hardware and the algorithms.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.22323/1.282.1085
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