Jul 19 – 22, 2006
UBC, Vancouver, Canada
Europe/Zurich timezone

Development of a Scintillator-Tungsten Electromagnetic Calorimeter with Silicon Photomultipliers

Jul 20, 2006, 11:45 AM
SUB 212A (UBC, Vancouver, Canada)

SUB 212A

UBC, Vancouver, Canada


Joseph Proulx (University of Colorado at Boulder)


We are investigating the feasibility of a scintillator-tungsten electromagnetic calorimeter. We use silicon photomultipliers in our calorimeter module to detect light in scintillator tiles guided by wavelength-shifting fibers. We observe sensitivity to single visible photons in the photomultipliers, and can discriminate photons on a time scale of under 10 ns. We are currently studying the response of our module to cosmic ray muons, as well as the performance of the wavelength-shifting fibers. Joseph Proulx

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Joseph Proulx (University of Colorado at Boulder)

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