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Title: The Reconstruction Software for the Muon Ionization Cooling Experiment Trackers

The international Muon Ionisation Cooling Experiment (MICE) is designed to demonstrate the principle of muon ionization cooling, for application to a future Neutrino Factory or Muon Collider. In order to measure the change in emittance, MICE is equipped with a pair of high precision scintillating fibre trackers. The trackers are required to measure a 10% change in emittance to 1% accuracy (giving an overall precision of 0.1%). This paper describes the tracker reconstruction software, as a part of the overall MICE software framework, MAUS. Channel clustering is described, proceeding to the formation of space-points, which are then associated with particle tracks using pattern recognition algorithms. Finally a full custom Kalman track fit is performed, to account for energy loss and multiple scattering. Exemplar results are shown for Monte Carlo data.
Authors:
 [1] ;  [1] ;  [1] ;  [2] ;  [2] ;  [3]
  1. Imperial Coll., London
  2. Fermilab
  3. UC, Riverside
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1295706
Report Number(s):
FERMILAB-CONF-14-498-AD
1301947
DOE Contract Number:
AC02-07CH11359
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: J.Phys.Conf.Ser.; Journal Volume: 513; Conference: 20th International Conference on Computing in High Energy and Nuclear Physics, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 10/14-10/18/2013
Research Org:
Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory (FNAL), Batavia, IL (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), High Energy Physics (HEP) (SC-25)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
46 INSTRUMENTATION RELATED TO NUCLEAR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY