Modeling of beam loss in Tevatron and backgrounds in the BTeV detector

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Detailed STRUCT simulations are performed on beam loss rates in the vicinity of the BTeV detector in the Tevatron CO interaction region due to beam-gas nuclear elastic interactions and out-scattering from the collimation system. Corresponding showers induced in the machine components and background rates in BTeV are modeled with the MARS14 code. It is shown that the combination of a steel collimator and concrete shielding wall located in front of the detector can reduce the accelerator-related background rates in the detector by an order of magnitude.

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Drozhdin, Alexandr I. & Mokhov, Nikolai V. July 7, 2004.

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Detailed STRUCT simulations are performed on beam loss rates in the vicinity of the BTeV detector in the Tevatron CO interaction region due to beam-gas nuclear elastic interactions and out-scattering from the collimation system. Corresponding showers induced in the machine components and background rates in BTeV are modeled with the MARS14 code. It is shown that the combination of a steel collimator and concrete shielding wall located in front of the detector can reduce the accelerator-related background rates in the detector by an order of magnitude.

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  • EPAC'04, Lucerne (CH), 07/05/2004--07/09/2004

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Drozhdin, Alexandr I. & Mokhov, Nikolai V. Modeling of beam loss in Tevatron and backgrounds in the BTeV detector, article, July 7, 2004; Batavia, Illinois. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc788543/: accessed November 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.