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Title: Photoelectron yields of scintillation counters with embedded wavelength-shifting fibers read out with silicon photomultipliers

Photoelectron yields of extruded scintillation counters with titanium dioxide coating and embedded wavelength shifting fibers read out by silicon photomultipliers have been measured at the Fermilab Test Beam Facility using 120,GeV protons. The yields were measured as a function of transverse, longitudinal, and angular positions for a variety of scintillator compositions and reflective coating mixtures, fiber diameters, and photosensor sizes. Timing performance was also studied. These studies were carried out by the Cosmic Ray Veto Group of the Mu2e collaboration as part of their R\&D program.
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Publication Date:
Report Number(s):
FERMILAB-PUB-17-386-PPD; arXiv:1709.06587
Journal ID: ISSN 0168-9002; 1624547
Grant/Contract Number:
AC02-07CH11359
Type:
Published Article
Journal Name:
Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research. Section A, Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 890; Journal Issue: C; Journal ID: ISSN 0168-9002
Publisher:
Elsevier
Research Org:
Fermi National Accelerator Lab. (FNAL), Batavia, IL (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), High Energy Physics (HEP) (SC-25)
Contributing Orgs:
Mu2e Collaboration
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
46 INSTRUMENTATION RELATED TO NUCLEAR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY; 72 PHYSICS OF ELEMENTARY PARTICLES AND FIELDS
OSTI Identifier:
1420560
Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 1395488

Artikov, Akram, Baranov, Vladimir, Blazey, Gerald C., Chen, Ningshun, Chokheli, Davit, Davydov, Yuri, Dukes, E. Craig, Dychkant, Alexsander, Ehrlich, Ralf, Francis, Kurt, Frank, M. J., Glagolev, Vladimir, Group, Craig, Hansen, Sten, Magill, Stephen, Oksuzian, Yuri, Pla-Dalmau, Anna, Rubinov, Paul, Simonenko, Aleksandr, Song, Enhao, Stetzler, Steven, Wu, Yongyi, Uzunyan, Sergey, and Zutshi, Vishnu. Photoelectron yields of scintillation counters with embedded wavelength-shifting fibers read out with silicon photomultipliers. United States: N. p., Web. doi:10.1016/j.nima.2018.02.023.
Artikov, Akram, Baranov, Vladimir, Blazey, Gerald C., Chen, Ningshun, Chokheli, Davit, Davydov, Yuri, Dukes, E. Craig, Dychkant, Alexsander, Ehrlich, Ralf, Francis, Kurt, Frank, M. J., Glagolev, Vladimir, Group, Craig, Hansen, Sten, Magill, Stephen, Oksuzian, Yuri, Pla-Dalmau, Anna, Rubinov, Paul, Simonenko, Aleksandr, Song, Enhao, Stetzler, Steven, Wu, Yongyi, Uzunyan, Sergey, & Zutshi, Vishnu. Photoelectron yields of scintillation counters with embedded wavelength-shifting fibers read out with silicon photomultipliers. United States. doi:10.1016/j.nima.2018.02.023.
Artikov, Akram, Baranov, Vladimir, Blazey, Gerald C., Chen, Ningshun, Chokheli, Davit, Davydov, Yuri, Dukes, E. Craig, Dychkant, Alexsander, Ehrlich, Ralf, Francis, Kurt, Frank, M. J., Glagolev, Vladimir, Group, Craig, Hansen, Sten, Magill, Stephen, Oksuzian, Yuri, Pla-Dalmau, Anna, Rubinov, Paul, Simonenko, Aleksandr, Song, Enhao, Stetzler, Steven, Wu, Yongyi, Uzunyan, Sergey, and Zutshi, Vishnu. 2018. "Photoelectron yields of scintillation counters with embedded wavelength-shifting fibers read out with silicon photomultipliers". United States. doi:10.1016/j.nima.2018.02.023.
@article{osti_1420560,
title = {Photoelectron yields of scintillation counters with embedded wavelength-shifting fibers read out with silicon photomultipliers},
author = {Artikov, Akram and Baranov, Vladimir and Blazey, Gerald C. and Chen, Ningshun and Chokheli, Davit and Davydov, Yuri and Dukes, E. Craig and Dychkant, Alexsander and Ehrlich, Ralf and Francis, Kurt and Frank, M. J. and Glagolev, Vladimir and Group, Craig and Hansen, Sten and Magill, Stephen and Oksuzian, Yuri and Pla-Dalmau, Anna and Rubinov, Paul and Simonenko, Aleksandr and Song, Enhao and Stetzler, Steven and Wu, Yongyi and Uzunyan, Sergey and Zutshi, Vishnu},
abstractNote = {Photoelectron yields of extruded scintillation counters with titanium dioxide coating and embedded wavelength shifting fibers read out by silicon photomultipliers have been measured at the Fermilab Test Beam Facility using 120,GeV protons. The yields were measured as a function of transverse, longitudinal, and angular positions for a variety of scintillator compositions and reflective coating mixtures, fiber diameters, and photosensor sizes. Timing performance was also studied. These studies were carried out by the Cosmic Ray Veto Group of the Mu2e collaboration as part of their R\&D program.},
doi = {10.1016/j.nima.2018.02.023},
journal = {Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research. Section A, Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment},
number = C,
volume = 890,
place = {United States},
year = {2018},
month = {2}
}