LED monitoring system for the BTeV lead tungstate crystal calorimeter prototype

V. A. Batarin, J. Butler, T. Y. Chen, A. M. Davidenko, A. A. Derevschikov, Y. M. Goncharenko, V. N. Grishin, V. A. Kachanov, A. S. Konstantinov, V. I. Kravtsov, V. A. Kormilitsin, Y. Kubota, Y. A. Matulenko, V. A. Medvedev, Y. M. Melnick, A. P. Meschanin, N. E. Mikhalin, N. G. Minaev, V. V. Mochalov, D. A. MorozovL. V. Nogach, A. V. Ryazantsev, P. A. Semenov, V. K. Semenov, K. E. Shestermanov, L. F. Soloviev, S. Stone, A. V. Uzunian, A. N. Vasiliev, A. E. Yakutin, J. Yarba

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Abstract

We report on the performance of a monitoring system for a prototype calorimeter for the BTeV experiment that uses lead tungstate crystals coupled with photomultiplier tubes. The tests were carried out at the 70-GeV accelerator complex at Protvino, Russia.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)486-495
Number of pages10
JournalNuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment
Volume534
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2004

Bibliographical note

Funding Information:
We thank the IHEP management for providing us infrastructure support and accelerator time. We thank Sten Hansen for developing and producing the PMT amplifiers for our studies. Special thanks to Fermilab for providing equipment for data acquisition. This work was partially supported by the U.S. National Science Foundation and the Department of Energy as well as the Russian Foundation for Basic Research Grant 02-02-39008.

Keywords

  • Calorimeter
  • Light emitting diode
  • Monitoring system
  • Scintillating crystal
  • Stability

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